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From "Erik Hatcher" <erikhatc...@earthlink.net>
Subject Re: Copy and Replace
Date Fri, 07 Sep 2001 20:04:56 GMT
Sorry for the duplication... I guess Diane and I are playing dueling helpers
today!   She won this one, and I think I beat her to the zero-file length
answer!  :)

    Erik


----- Original Message -----
From: "Diane Holt" <holtdl@yahoo.com>
To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, September 07, 2001 12:55 PM
Subject: Re: Copy and Replace


> <replace> is used to change a file in-place; use <filter> + <copy>
with
> filtering="on" to modify a file during a copy.
>
> Diane
>
> --- Christian Cryder <christianc@enhydra.org> wrote:
> > I need to copy files into a new directory, and I'd like to perform a
> > replace
> > on various string values they might contain in the process.
> >
> > Since the Replace task is a fileset, I'm pretty sure I can pass that as
> > an
> > argument to the copy task. However, will the copy occur without actually
> > changing the original files? Or does the replace happen on the original
> > files prior to the copy occuring?
> >
> > To accomplish what I'm after, do I need to do it in two steps: copy,
> > then
> > replace?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Christian
> > ------------------------------------------------
> > Christian Cryder [christianc@enhydra.org]
> > Barracuda - MVC Component Framework for Webapps
> > http://barracuda.enhydra.org
> > ------------------------------------------------
> >         "What a great time to be a Geek"
> >
>
>
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