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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: java task doesn't support filesets
Date Mon, 04 Dec 2000 07:48:58 GMT
Stefan Trcek <> wrote:

> I just wonder why the java task doesn't support filesets. Is this
> feature planned for the near future?

I've been planning to create a <javaon> task just like <execon>
extends <exec> for exactly this type of functionality - don't hold
your breath though.

> I currently convert a makefile to ant that does somewhat like
> find somedir | xargs java

You could use <execon> for the time being. Problem is, that a new JVM
will be forked each time, which might very well means a big
performance hit.


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