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New Article: Advanced Ant Techniques, Part I

 
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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A rootin', tootin' new article entitled "Advanced Ant Technniques, Part I", written by Ajith Kallambella, appears in the latest issue of the JavaRanch Journal. You kin check out that there article here. Y'all have anything to say about it? Say it right in this thread!
 
Torsten Michelmann
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I liked the article, just one remark:
To get the macrodef task running you have to use @ instead of $ for the substitution of the attributes.
Means you have to use
<jar destfile="lib/@{build.dir}.jar" basedir="@{build.dir}/classfiles"/>
instead of
<jar destfile="lib/${build.dir}.jar" basedir="${build.dir}/classfiles"/>.

I am eagerly waiting for the next article.
 
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