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From Matthew Inger <ma...@sedonacorp.com>
Subject Re: Copy task and filesets
Date Fri, 03 Aug 2001 16:44:50 GMT
Dan Manocchio wrote:

>Hi,
>
>I would like to copy a number of jar files from one directory to another.
>The jar files are already specified in a "path" task (since I'm using them
>in my CLASSPATH) as follows:
>
>  <path id="project.class.path">
>    
>    <pathelement location="${env.TOOLS_HOME}/junit3.6/junit.jar" /> 
>    <pathelement location="${env.ORACLE_HOME}/jdbc/lib/classes12.zip" /> 
>	
>	...
>      
>  </path>
>
>
>In order to copy these files, I'd like to use the "copy" task but this
>does not support the aforementioned "path" element:
>
>    <copy todir="${install.lib}">
>	????
>    </copy>
>
>I tried using a nested fileset:
>
>      <fileset dir="${env.TOOLS_HOME}">
>          <patternset id="project.class.path" />
>      </fileset>
>
>but fileset requires a base directory which would force me to repeat
>every jar file from my path task.
>
>Any help would be appreciated.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Dan.
>
you are declaring a <path> element above, why not just declare a
<fileset> instead?  Then reference the fileset.  I don't believe you
can use a <path> as a patternset.

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