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From Shekhar Yadav <shek...@cyadav.com>
Subject Re: <template> task
Date Fri, 03 Nov 2006 15:56:52 GMT

Cool, that's easier too.  :-) . I will remove my <template> task.

Thanks.
Chandrashekhar.

Matt Benson wrote:
> You mean like
>
> <copy>
>   <filterchain>
>     <expandproperties />
>   </filterchain>
> </copy>
>
> ?
>
> -Matt
>
> --- Shekhar Yadav <shekhar@cyadav.com> wrote:
>
>   
>> Hello,
>>
>> I needed to generate files ( configuration files,
>> template files ) 
>> during our release process. Ant helped me in making
>> the process similar, 
>> but I had to write simple <template> task to
>> configure the application. 
>> <template> is same as <copy>,  but populates the
>> contents with properties.
>>
>> Example.
>>
>> property  :  prob.name=cassini.
>> property  :  prob.destination=saturn
>>
>> A file with  contents.
>> ${prob.name} is already on it's way to
>> ${prob.destination}.
>>
>> then <template todir="configuration"
>> file="prob.template">  task would 
>> generate configuration files for me.  If there is
>> already task which 
>> serves the purpose then please ignore the mail and
>> let me know the task 
>> name. :-). Also I know I can do that using <script>
>> other combination of 
>> tasks, but thought <template> task makes more sense.
>> If you guys like 
>> it, lets add it to ant.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Chandrashekhar.
>>
>>
>>
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