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From Conor MacNeill <co...@cortexebusiness.com.au>
Subject Re: copy task addition
Date Tue, 27 May 2003 03:49:29 GMT
On Tue, 27 May 2003 12:23 am, David Kavanagh wrote:
> I just signed on to contribute something we found useful.
>
> We wanted to filter files based on the project properties. This is
> because we do something like this in the top of our build.xml file;
>
>     <property file="${user.home}/.membership-build.properties" />
>     <property file="${user.home}/.build.properties" />
>     <property file="${basedir}/.build.properties" />
>
> So, we couldn't use properties pulled from any arbitrary files without
> modifying the copy task. So, what I did was to add a propsFiltering flag
> that uses the project properties as a filter set. Here is the diff of
> the Copy.java file from the 1.5.3-1 src dist. We've used this and it
> works great!
>

Can't you use a filterchain?

  <filterchain>
    <expandproperties/>
  </filterchain>

Conor


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