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# Path Separator

In this example, path.separator is used to separate the path and file by semicolon (;).

In this example, path.separator is used to separate the path and file by semicolon (;).

# Path Separator

In this example, path.separator is used to separate the path and file by semicolon (;). When it is run, Ant checks for the path separator and directory separator characters provided by the underlying JVM and uses those values. It successfully interprets either the ";" or the ":" inside the build file. For example, when run on Unix machine, ant interprets the path dir;dir\\subdir correctly as the dir;dir\\subdir. Separator must be used consistently with in the same value type; the string dir;dir\\subdir, combining a windows path separator (;) and a Unix directory separator (/) is not a good form.



The following output will be displayed if you execute ant command on the command prompt with appropriate path.