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From "Conor MacNeill" <co...@cortexebusiness.com.au>
Subject Re: unzipping all files in a directory
Date Wed, 06 Jun 2001 15:39:41 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan Bodewig" <bodewig@apache.org>
To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2001 10:11 PM
Subject: Re: unzipping all files in a directory


> Mark Hofmann <mark.hofmann@aperto.de> wrote:
>
> > Looking through the source code and ready to program I found that
> > the feature that I need is already there but not documented.  If you
> > supply the unzip task with a directory name instead of a single
> > filename it will unzip all files in that directory.
>
> You are right - and I couldn't even remember the task did that (double
> the shame as there is an @author tag with my name on it in that file
> 8-).
>

I made it a matching task a while ago. Didn't think it warranted an @author
tag. This comment gives it away
// get all the files in the descriptor directory

:-)

> I wouldn't rely on that behavior - it is more than likely that it is
> going to be removed in favor of a (documented) fileset based
> alternative in the future - of course after it has been deprecated.

Conor



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