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From Michael Leo <m...@cariboulake.com>
Subject Re: Deleting Emacs backup files
Date Thu, 09 Aug 2001 06:32:42 GMT
Puuurrrrfffeectttt!!!!

Thanks!

Mike Leo

At 03:21 PM 8/9/2001 +1000, Peter Donald wrote:
>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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