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From peterrei...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r451692 - /ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/dirname.html
Date Sat, 30 Sep 2006 22:52:17 GMT
Author: peterreilly
Date: Sat Sep 30 15:52:16 2006
New Revision: 451692

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&rev=451692
Log:
describe difference of <dirname> and unix dirname

Modified:
    ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/dirname.html

Modified: ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/dirname.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/dirname.html?view=diff&rev=451692&r1=451691&r2=451692
==============================================================================
--- ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/dirname.html (original)
+++ ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/dirname.html Sat Sep 30 15:52:16 2006
@@ -36,6 +36,11 @@
 filename, the filename will be dropped. If the specified file is just
 a filename, the directory will be the current directory.
 </p>
+  <p>
+    <em>Note:</em> This is not the same as the UNIX dirname command, which is
+    defined as "strip non-directory suffix from filename". &lt;dirname&gt;
+    determines the full directory path of the specified file.
+  </p>
 <h3>Parameters</h3>
 <table border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0">
   <tr>



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