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From KC Baltz <KBa...@responsenetworks.com>
Subject RE: [VOTE] name that task: <transform>
Date Tue, 30 Jan 2001 13:59:16 GMT
Since it has some notion of bringing files "up-to-date", perhaps <update>
would be a choice?  It's a pretty generic name though.  

K.C.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Bodewig [mailto:bodewig@apache.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 8:48 AM
> To: ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [VOTE] name that task: <transform>
> 
> 
> KC Baltz <KBaltz@responsenetworks.com> wrote:
> 
> > Calvin and Hobbes (U.S. comic strip) would want:
> > 
> > <transmogrify>
> 
> 8-) Didn't know what I would start ...
> 
> > How is this different than <execon>?
> 
> <execon> will always add all files from the fileset to the command
> while <transform> will only add those that are newer than the target.
> 
> > If by "system command" you mean copy, move, delete, rename ...
> 
> I'd probably use cp, mv, rm 8-)
> 
> Realworld examples include gcc and jade in my case. "system command"
> is just copy/paste from the documentation of <exec>.
> 
> Stefan
> 
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