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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Fixing property file problem in Property
Date Thu, 20 Jul 2000 15:38:32 GMT
>>>>> "PP" == Paul Philion <> writes:

 PP> I'm suggesting this patch because it seemed the best way to fix
 PP> the problem I've been having with setting "build.compiler" in the
 PP> file.

ISTR that once was a special file whose contents got
the same special treatment like properties specified on the command
line. When and why has this been dropped?

Another solution for your problem could be to set JAVACMD to 
"java -Dbuild.complier=whatever" to override the value specified in
the buildfile.

 PP> I took out the code that checks for the override because Project
 PP> handles that (as it should).

No, Project doesn't. It just ensures you don't override user

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