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From "Conor MacNeill" <co...@cortexebusiness.com.au>
Subject RE: Deleting Emacs backup files
Date Thu, 09 Aug 2001 05:35:42 GMT
You need to turn off default excludes. emacs backup files are normally
ignored

defaultexcludes="false"

Conor


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Leo [mailto:mleo@cariboulake.com]
> Sent: Thursday, 9 August 2001 3:25 PM
> To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Deleting Emacs backup files
>
>
> 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
>
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>
>


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