Tag: property

Defines an ivy variable. since 1.3 The optional override attribute enables to avoid overriding the previous value of the varable, which makes the definition behave like ant properties, which is particularly useful to define default values (values which are used only if they haven't been defined yet).


namethe name of the variable to define Yes
valuethe new value the variable must take Yes
overridetrue if the previous value (if any) of the variable should overriden, false otherwise No, defaults to true


<property name="myvar" value="myvalue"/>
Sets the variable myvar to the value myvalue.

<property name="myvar" value="myvalue" override="false"/>
Sets the variable myvar to the value myvalue only if myvar has not been set yet.