Ant Properties

Identifier:
org.eclipse.ant.core.antProperties

Since:
3.0

Description:
Allows plug-ins to define Ant properties for use in Ant build files.

Configuration Markup:

<!ELEMENT extension (antProperty*)>

<!ATTLIST extension

point CDATA #REQUIRED

id    CDATA #IMPLIED

name  CDATA #IMPLIED

>


<!ELEMENT antProperty EMPTY>

<!ATTLIST antProperty

name           CDATA #REQUIRED

value          CDATA #IMPLIED

class          CDATA #IMPLIED

headless       (true | false)

eclipseRuntime (true | false)

>


Examples:
The following is an example of an Ant properties extension point:


   <extension point="org.eclipse.ant.core.antProperties">
      <antProperty name="eclipse.home"
           class="org.eclipse.ant.internal.core.AntPropertyValueProvider"/>
      <antProperty name="eclipse.running"
           value="true"/>
   </extension> 

API Information:
The class named in the class property must implement the org.eclipse.ant.core.IAntPropertyValueProvider interface.

Supplied Implementation:
The platform uses this mechanism to set the Ant property eclipse.home to the Eclipse installation directory and to set the eclipse.running property.


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