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From Diane Holt <>
Subject Re: date filtering tar
Date Thu, 09 May 2002 23:21:05 GMT
--- David Knox <> wrote:
> I require functionality from the tar task that will work like
> "tar --newer=DATE". I've looked over Filesets, etc. and don't see an
> obvious existing way to do this. Before I begin writing any code,
> I want to make sure that my conclusion is correct. Does anyone know of
> an alternative way using Ant? (Ant 1.4.1).

Are you restricted to running 1.4.1?  If you aren't, you can use the new
selector <date> tag -- otherwise, you'll need to write code (or a <script>
[I posted one not long ago that did that, so that might save you some



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