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From "Arnout J. Kuiper" <ajkui...@planet.nl>
Subject RE: Consolidated delete task
Date Fri, 26 May 2000 20:48:26 GMT
At 15:37 26-05-2000 -0400, you wrote:
> > I think
> >
> >       <delete dir="some/dir" includes="*.class" />
> >
> > is obviously without recursion and
> >
> >       <delete dir="some/dir" includes="**/*.class" />
> >
> > is obviously with recursion.
> > What this one would mean if we allow additional tag:
> >
> >     <delete dir="some/dir" recurse="false" includes="**/*.class" />
> >
> > ?
> >
> > -1 for a recursion tag,
> > include/exclude mechanism is clearer, and is already there.
>
>
>That's what I thought at first... but what if I want to recurs/(or not) when
>I have an includes attribute?
>
>- Brill Pappin


includes in itself doesn't automatically imply recursion. You only get
recursion when you specify it in the includes/excludes (with the "**").
See the manual on the includes/excludes mechanism. Therefore the extra
"recurse" attribute is meaningless.

(So a -1 for the recurse attribute;-)

   -Arnout


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