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Abder-Rahman Ali
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Does "basedir" in XML mean the main directory that my XML file will be located in?
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Paul Clapham
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Abder-Rahman Ali wrote:Does "basedir" in XML mean the main directory that my XML file will be located in?

No, probably not. (I say "Probably" because what you said isn't very clear.)
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I will make a wild guess and assume that you mean the ${basedir} property in an Ant build.xml file. In that case, the answer is yes - ${basedir} yields the directory containing the build.xml file.


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