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Problem with using Ants conditions and dependencies

Jesse Felter
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Joined: Aug 23, 2004
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I have just started using Ant and I ran into a roadblock:

I am installing some dlls and registry files on different workstations, some of these work stations use C drive path and some that use an M drive path.. My question is whether Ant has the capability of deciding which drive the workstation is using

I have worked with dependencies but from my limited knowledge I have not figured out a way to solve my problem.. Any insight would be helpful, thanks
Bear Bibeault
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You can tell it where to look for things with an external property that you set up approriately for each system.


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Mark Binau
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Joined: Mar 04, 2004
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If you set the basedir="." in the project task, you can then use a condition to test ${basedir} and see what directory you are in which will include the drive.

Hope this helps.
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