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How to echo path?

How to echo path?

2007-04-04       - By Douglas McCarroll
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> You're welcome.  ;)

Thanks!



Matt Benson wrote:
> The recommended way to do this uses the <pathconvert>
> task.  In Ant 1.6.5:
>
> <pathconvert refid="my.path.id" property="my.path" />
> <echo>$${my.path}=${my.path}</echo>
>
> In Ant 1.7:
>
> <pathconvert refid="my.path.id" />
>
> You're welcome.  ;)
>
> -Matt
>
> P.S.  You -could- also use
> <echo>${toString:my.path.id}</echo>
>
> But that's technically unsupported.
>
>
> --- Douglas McCarroll
> <list.ant-user.001@(protected)> wrote:
>
>  
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I have a path that I'd like to output to the
>> console.
>>
>> For example:
>>
>>     <path id="my.path.id">
>>         <pathelement location="${a.path}"/>
>>         <pathelement location="${another.path}"/>
>>     </path>
>>
>> If I do this:
>>
>>     <echo message="${my.path.id}" />
>>
>> I get this:
>>
>>     [echo] ${my.path.id}
>>
>> I assume that the problem here is that I'm trying to
>> treat an id as
>> though it is a property, and it's not.
>>
>> If you wanted to output the paths for debugging,
>> what would you do?
>>
>> TIA!
>>
>> Douglas
>>
>>
>>
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