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From "David Koontz \(MapQuest\)" <>
Subject Ant fileset - does tilde have special meaning
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2001 22:38:22 GMT
in my build.xml

 <target name="clean">
    <delete dir="${deploy.home}"/>
       <fileset dir="." includes="**/*.*~"/>

the tilde ('~') appears to have some special meaning for ant - it gets

I have VIM backup files all throughout the src dirs - I'd like them to be
deleted on an
Ant clean command.  The backup files have a format of *.*~ (ie

The above delete command doesn't work.

I also tried  "**/*.*\~"   ie escaping the ~

Help please,

David Koontz      
Software Engineer - Enterprise Services
Denver, CO                  303 244 0305

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