In my App.ear.xml files in wlp/usr/shared/apps, the sourceOnDisk does not appear to support using variables to define the file paths.
I have tried defining global environmental variables in Windows and using them in the file:
And I also tried String substitution option in RAD. The application file then appears as:
In both cases, the referred to libraries fail to load.
Does anyone know of a way to use variables for the path names in the App.ear.xml files for Liberty?
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Re: Using variables for path in Liberty App.ear.xml files2013-03-08T09:37:11Z in response to SystemAdminHi,
I think to do what you want to do (i.e. use a Windows environment variable) you will need to set a Liberty variable to the windows variable which you will need to do when you launch the server:
java -DrepoHome=%M2_REPO% -jar ws-launch.jar myServer
This will have set the "repoHome" Liberty variable to the %M2_REPO% windows variable and make it available for so you can then use the String substitution that you were trying in RAD to produce:
You can read more about variable substitution here:
Hope that helps,