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The name is undefined

Ed Bru

Joined: Apr 13, 2011
Posts: 1
I can't seem to figure out what ANT is complaining about here. All of the forum posts I've seen with this error are related to custom or nonstandard tags. I'm not doing that.
C:\XPR\XPR_JAVA\build.xml:4: Problem: failed to create task or type properties
Cause: The name is undefined.
Action: Check the spelling.
Action: Check that any custom tasks/types have been declared.
Action: Check that any <presetdef>/<macrodef> declarations have taken place.

thanks in advance
Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 19728

I didn't know that was how you did properties in Ant. So I googled "ant properties" and it led me to a page about the "property" (not "properties") task:
I agree. Here's the link:
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