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From bode...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r671415 - /ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/delete.html
Date Wed, 25 Jun 2008 04:24:51 GMT
Author: bodewig
Date: Tue Jun 24 21:24:50 2008
New Revision: 671415

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=671415&view=rev
Log:
clarify in case people expect directories to be empty just because they don't contain any
matched files

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

Modified: ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/delete.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/delete.html?rev=671415&r1=671414&r2=671415&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/delete.html (original)
+++ ant/core/trunk/docs/manual/CoreTasks/delete.html Tue Jun 24 21:24:50 2008
@@ -35,7 +35,9 @@
 <code>includeEmptyDirs</code> attribute to <i>true</i>. Note that
this
 attribute is meaningless in the context of any of the various resource
 collection types that <i>do</i> include directories, but that no attempt
-will be made to delete non-empty directories in any case.</p>
+will be made to delete non-empty directories in any case.  Whether a
+directory is empty or not is decided by looking into the filesystem -
+include or exclude patterns don't apply here.</p>
 <p>
 If you use this task to delete temporary files created by editors
 and it doesn't seem to work, read up on the



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