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Subject RE: problem with excludesfile
Date Tue, 24 Jul 2001 14:21:25 GMT
Stefan, that did the job, thanks.

I was expecting normal RE syntax, but in fact it makes sense to use

Thanks again, Jamie

> -----Original Message-----
> From: bodewig []
> Sent: 24 July 2001 11:01
> To: ant-user
> Cc: bodewig
> Subject: Re: problem with excludesfile
> On Tue, 24 Jul 2001, Jamie Echlin <> wrote:
> > I am using the excludesfile attribute in my fileset. The excludes
> > file contains a list of newline delimited patterns - the problem is
> > I can't get it to match what I want.
> First, make sure the patterns denote a path relative to the base
> directory of the fileset.
> > I want to exclude files that begin with _inc, I've tried *_inc*,
> > _inc, ^_inc* but files beginning _inc keep slipping though.
> Probably more something like _inc* - or to get that 
> recursively **/_inc*
> Stefan

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