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From "Puzzle" <puz...@puzzlepalace.com>
Subject RE: Delete problem with temp files
Date Tue, 14 Nov 2000 00:35:40 GMT
Ah, somewhere along the line I had not seen this (or forgotton it) :)

Thanks


Huw

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Conor MacNeill [mailto:conor@ebinteractive.com.au]
> Sent: 14 November 2000 00:12
> To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: RE: Delete problem with temp files
>
>
> Huw,
>
> The excludes elements are additive. You are adding to the set of things to
> be excluded. excludes="" adds nothing to the set. It doesn't reset the
> current excludes and that includes those added by default.
>
> Conor
>
>
> --
> Conor MacNeill
> conor@cortexebusiness.com.au
> Cortex eBusiness
> http://www.cortexebusiness.com.au
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Puzzle [mailto:puzzle@puzzlepalace.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, 14 November 2000 10:59
> > To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject: RE: Delete problem with temp files
> >
> >
> > Errm....
> >
> > Found it - needed to put defaultexcludes=no in the fileset.
> >
> > Question: why does excludes="" not override this I would have
> > thought it did
> > ?
> >
> >
> > Huw
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Puzzle [mailto:puzzle@puzzlepalace.com]
> > > Sent: 13 November 2000 23:50
> > > To: Ant-User@Jakarta. Apache. Org
> > > Subject: Delete problem with temp files
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi - anyone able to help please . . .
> > >
> > > Ok, I know this is probably going to sound daft but,
> > >
> > > I am trying to get a clean target to work. It is supposed to
> delete all
> > > emacs backup files from the source tree (under win NT) Ant 1.3
> > > alpha Nov 07.
> > >
> > > I have a patternset set to "**/*~" and a delete task that has
> a fileset
> > > dir="${src}" and the just mentioned patternset being referenced.
> > >
> > >
> > > If I set the patterset to say **/*.bak" it works but for "**/*#"
> > > and "**/*~"
> > > the delete does nothing and does not error either.
> > >
> > > Any ideas what I am doing wrong ?
> > >
> > >
> > > Huw
> >
> >


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