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From Diane Holt <hol...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Copy and Replace
Date Fri, 07 Sep 2001 19:55:14 GMT
<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"
> 


=====
(holtdl@yahoo.com)



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