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From "T Master" <tmas...@iknowledgeinc.com>
Subject Re: javac and filesets
Date Tue, 21 Aug 2001 17:43:15 GMT
Ooookay.

<jar> can accept a nested <fileset>  (yet to try this out).
<javac> can accept a nested <src> element which is a path like structure,
and hence allows nested <fileset>'s within it.
<delete> allows nested <fileset> elements.

Would be simple to have a few patternsets for use within a fileset, for each
function and pass this to a common.xml file.

Question:  How does one pass a fileset or patternset from one file to
another?  Use of params?  Example snippet anyone?

My email RFE is thus moot, unless i run into problems.

TIA.
T Master.


----- Original Message -----
From: "T Master" <tmaster@iknowledgeinc.com>
To: "ant user mailist" <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2001 11:14 AM
Subject: RFE: javac and filesets


> I use filesets in my build file for cleaning (deleting ) class and java
> files.
>
> However, I can't use these filesets in partnerhsip with the javac task as
it
> doesn't allow use of a fileset.
>
> Shouldn't it be a pattern for Ant Tasks, that those requiring a list of
> files or directories, that they allow use of a FileSet (and refid use of a
> patternset) ?
>
> I could then use the same patternset for compiling and cleaning.
>
> Comments please.
>
> T Master
>
>


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