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variable in depends?

derek moose
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Joined: Apr 05, 2004
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i want to use a variable in depends.
i.e.

this doesn't work - is there any other way i can achieve this effect?
(what i want to do is have the ant script parse eclipse's .classpath information and alter the dependencies automatically).
any help appreciated.
eammon bannon
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Joined: Mar 16, 2004
Posts: 140
Ant does give you conditional logic - see the <condition /> tag. You can set a property and check its value this way. It means that instead of your target depending on something else, it would always run, but conditionalliy based on this property. Something like:
Ilja Preuss
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Joined: Jul 11, 2001
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Originally posted by eammon bannon:
Ant does give you conditional logic - see the <condition /> tag. You can set a property and check its value this way. It means that instead of your target depending on something else, it would always run, but conditionalliy based on this property. Something like:

Sorry, that's wrong - the condition task *sets* the property based on the conditions specified inside. It doesn't execute any "actions".


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eammon bannon
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Woops! I'll remind myself of the documentation before posting in future. Cheers for the correction Ilja.
 
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