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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: The build directory
Date Sat, 30 Jun 2001 03:13:18 GMT
On Sat, 30 Jun 2001 04:41, Kyle Adams wrote:
> Was the Replace task not available in earlier versions of Ant,

yep ;)

> necessitating the Copy workaround, or is there a performance advantage to
> filtering via Copy rather than Replace?

and yep ;)

Replace will process filename everytime. While copy will only process it when 
copying. So if file already exists at destination it will not try to process 
file.

Cheers,

Pete

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