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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Deleting Emacs backup files
Date Thu, 09 Aug 2001 05:21:49 GMT
Try

    <delete>
      <fileset dir="." includes="**/*~" defaultexcludes="no"/>
    </delete>


On Thu,  9 Aug 2001 15:24, Michael Leo wrote:
> Gang,
>
> Ant version: 1.3
> JDK version: 1.3.1
>
> I'm trying to delete the Emacs backup files
> from my tree using this target:
>
>      <target name="clean">
>      <delete>
>        <fileset dir="." includes="**/*~"/>
>      </delete>
>      </target>
>
> It is pretty late, but I can't be that dumb.
>
> Oh! Emacs backup files are the same name as the file
> editted followed by a tilde (~) character:
>
>    myfile.java
>    myfile.java~
>
> Thanks for your time!
> Michael Leo            mleo@cariboulake.com        Java, Oracle
> Caribou Lake Software  http://www.cariboulake.com  Ingres, JDBC
>
> JSockets/JMobility: Tunnelling sockets over HTTP - REALLY!

-- 
Cheers,

Pete

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