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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Short version of the ant version string?
Date Sat, 23 Nov 2013 06:11:25 GMT
On 2013-11-23, Andre-John Mas wrote:

> As part of my work on issue 55489, "Allow specifying of alternative user
> agent for the 'get' task", I need to be able to include the Ant version
> string in the user-agent (Apache Ant/0.0), but using the following:

> getProject().getProperty(MagicNames.ANT_VERSION)

> or

> Main.getVersion()

> both returning a long version string of them form:

> "Apache Ant(TM) version 1.9.3alpha compiled on November 22 2013"

> From what I can see there is no method to get a 'short' version, unless
> I am not looking in the right place.

You may want to look at the <antversion> Task which strips the alpha
designators and all that.


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