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From bode...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r692003 - /ant/core/trunk/docs/faq.html
Date Thu, 04 Sep 2008 13:20:20 GMT
Author: bodewig
Date: Thu Sep  4 06:20:19 2008
New Revision: 692003

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=692003&view=rev
Log:
re-generate site

Modified:
    ant/core/trunk/docs/faq.html

Modified: ant/core/trunk/docs/faq.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/ant/core/trunk/docs/faq.html?rev=692003&r1=692002&r2=692003&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- ant/core/trunk/docs/faq.html (original)
+++ ant/core/trunk/docs/faq.html Thu Sep  4 06:20:19 2008
@@ -291,6 +291,10 @@
   How can I delete everything beneath a particular directory,
     preserving the directory itself?
       </a></li>
+                <li><a href="#delete-directory-only-if-empty">
+  How can I delete a particular directory,
+        if and only if it is empty?
+      </a></li>
             </ul>
                 <h4 class="toc">It doesn't work (as expected)</h4>
         <ul>
@@ -1167,6 +1171,22 @@
   &lt;fileset dir=&quot;dirtokeep&quot; includes=&quot;**/*&quot; /&gt;
 &lt;/delete&gt;
 </pre>
+                    <p class="faq">
+      <a name="delete-directory-only-if-empty"></a>
+      How can I delete a particular directory,
+        if and only if it is empty?
+    </p>
+                  <p>Most users who go down this path have no problem figuring
+          out that
+          <code>&lt;delete includeemptydirs="true" /&gt;</code> will
+          help them.  The seemingly tricky part is preserving the
+          non-empty directories, which Ant includes in the directory
+          scan. Fortunately the answer is simple:</p>
+                        <pre class="code">
+&lt;delete includeemptydirs=&quot;true&quot;&gt;
+  &lt;fileset dir=&quot;dirtokeepifnotempty&quot; excludes=&quot;**/*&quot;
/&gt;
+&lt;/delete&gt;
+</pre>
                                 <p class="faq">
       <a name="general-advice"></a>
       General Advice



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