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From Nick Cross <nick.cr...@prismtechnologies.com>
Subject Re: delete task shouldn't fail but it does
Date Tue, 08 Jan 2002 12:19:49 GMT
Nick Cross wrote:
> 
> ROBERT.WORTH@jpmorgan.com wrote:
> >
> > I have a build script containing a delete task as follows:
> >
> >         <delete includeEmptyDirs="true" >
> >             <fileset dir="jsp" />
> >         </delete>
> >
> > The intention is to delete the jsp directory in ${webinf}.  If jsp is there it gets
deleted. Fine.  But if it is not already there the build fails
> > saying "blah\blah\jsp not found".
> >
> > It seems to me that the intention is to have the directory not exist after the operation.
So if it there then delete it, but if it is already not
> > there, job done, no error.
> >
> > Should I be using a different syntax or is this task specified wrongly.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Rob Worth
> >
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> Try using the -quiet flag to the delete task.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Nick
> 

Hmmm, phrasing it properly it could be:

  <delete includeEmptyDirs="true" quiet="true">
      <fileset dir="jsp" />
  </delete>


Cheers,

Nick

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