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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Compositing include/exclude in fileset
Date Thu, 14 Dec 2000 08:15:14 GMT
At 08:14  14/12/00 -0000, Yusuf Goolamabbas wrote:
>Using Ant 1.2
>
>Hi, I am trying to write a target named "clean" which deletes all
>.class file in the specified directory. That directory contains .java
>files, .xml files and .txt files. I thought the following would do the
>trick
>
><fileset dir=".">
><exclude name="*" />
><include name="*.class" />
></fileset>

This will do it ...

<delete>
  <fileset dir="${srcfile}" >
    <include name="*.class" />
  </fileset>
</delete>


>Is there a way to tell Ant to find the composite between excludes and
>includes and use the resultant fileset for the target

No unfortunately not.

Cheers,

Pete

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