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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@bost.de>
Subject Re: Don't understand <delete>
Date Mon, 30 Oct 2000 07:45:28 GMT
>>>>> "r" == robert  <robert@elastica.com> writes:

 r> Why is it attempting to actually delete the directory?

 r> <delete dir="${outputDir}" verbose="yes"> 
 r>   <fileset dir="." includes="**/*.class"/> 
 r> </delete>

What this delete is supposed to do:

(1) delete directory ${outputDir} with all its contents

(2) delete all .class files found somewhere below the project's
basedir (which . becomes when Ant resolves relative filenames).

I guess, what you really want is to delete all .class files found
under ${outputDir}. This would be

<delete verbose="yes"> 
  <fileset dir="${outputDir}" includes="**/*.class"/> 
</delete>

Hope this helps

        Stefan

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