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Passing parameters to ant build script in Eclipse

Dave Alvarado
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Joined: Jul 02, 2008
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Hi,

I'm using Eclipse 3.4 on Windows XP. When running an ant script, how do I pass in command line arguments, for example "-Denv=dev" like I would if I were running Ant through a shell script? I've tried setting an environment variable ...

http://screencast.com/t/PJiZQp0Wp

but my script is not picking that up. Any help is appreciated, - Dave
Tim Holloway
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Right-Click on the build.xml file. Select "Ant Build...". This brings up a multi-tabbed Ant run dialog.

Set the Parameters using the Parameters textarea box on the Main tab. You can also add classpath items using this dialog if you need to.


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