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From "Steve Loughran" <stev...@iseran.com>
Subject Re: copying on files changed
Date Sat, 08 Dec 2001 06:31:30 GMT
nope.

I'll try and put together a test to show if this is really happening; there
isnt actually one in the copy junit test by the look of things.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ma, Jian" <Jian.Ma@kmv.com>
To: "'Ant Users List'" <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, December 07, 2001 7:24 PM
Subject: RE: copying on files changed


> I'm doing this on windows2000, NTFS system using ant1.4.1.  I was
surprised
> to find this behavior and the only other co-worker who's using ant
observed
> the similiar thing.  Do you have any idea why?  Thank you.
>
> Jian"Chuck" Ma
> KMV LLC
> 1620 Montgomery St. Suite 140
> San Francisco, CA 94111
> 415-352-1157(w)
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Loughran [mailto:steve_l@iseran.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 07, 2001 7:08 PM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Re: copying on files changed
>
>
> My experience differs from yours, and my experience is backed up by a
quick
> glance at the code and the places where there are tests such as:
>
> if (src.lastModified() > dest.lastModified()) {
>                     task.log(files[i]+" added as
"+dest.getAbsolutePath()+"
> is outdated.",
>                              Project.MSG_VERBOSE);
>
> [in SourceFileScanner.java, and again in FileUtils.java]
>
> And personal experiences where I forgot that <copy> was timestamp based
and
> one day got burned when the date of the destination postdated the source
(on
> CD) , and our install failed.
>
> If copy really does not work for you, then it may be due to clock
> differences across a network, or something. As an aside, are you doing
this
> on a DOS, rather than NTFS file system?
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ma, Jian" <Jian.Ma@kmv.com>
> To: "'Ant Users List'" <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Friday, December 07, 2001 6:37 PM
> Subject: RE: copying on files changed
>
>
> > my experience with copy is that if the destination file exists already,
it
> > doesn't do anything even if you've made changes to the src file(It could
> be
> > I didn't set some attribute correctly).  I used <dependset> to solve
this
> > problem.  You can define dependent relationship between src and target
> > files.  Whenever src files got changed, ant detects it and remove all
the
> > target files to force copy to regenerate them.
> >
> > Jian"Chuck" Ma
> > KMV LLC
> > 1620 Montgomery St. Suite 140
> > San Francisco, CA 94111
> > 415-352-1157(w)
>
>
>
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