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From Ken Wood <kw...@i2.com>
Subject Re: ClearCase integration?
Date Mon, 02 Oct 2000 22:18:44 GMT
I understand. I wasn't doing anything
like that, so I wouldn't have seen the
issue. Thanks.

Barrie Treloar wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 2 Oct 2000, Ken Wood wrote:
> 
> > I've just used the 'exec' task - didn't see
> > any real reason/benefit to trying to develop
> > a task for something that could be trivially
> > done with exec....
> 
> We also do the same with <exec>.
> 
> One thing to remember is that once you checkout your file its bound to
> be newer than anything you want to compare timestamps for.
> 
> For example we want to version control our *.jar files once built.  So
> we build the .jar file in a temp dir, checkout the version controlled
> jar file and try to use the <copyfile> task.
> 
> However <copyfile> checks the timestamp to see if the copy is necessary.
> In our case this check is not correct and there is no force attribute
> to <copyfile> like there is for <copydir>.
> 
> I have not got around to updating <copyfile> and instead use <delete>
> to delete the checked-out version of the file so <copyfile> works.
> 
> Barrie
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