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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: copy one file to multiple directories
Date Tue, 07 May 2002 13:53:19 GMT
On 07 May 2002, Stefan Kost <> wrote:

> 1.) allowing the touch-task to have a mapper would have helped me.
> Then I could have supplied a fileset based on some expression and
> used a mapper to make up my (not yet existing) filenames.

How?  I'm sorry, I may have missed the beginning of the thread.

> 2.) an attribute overwrite on style-task would have helped me.

It is there (it is called force).

> 3.) extending the copy-task, so that if "file" is given, but neither
> "toDir" nor "toFile" the the embedded "<fileset>" specifies
> destination filenames.

Too implicit for me - I'd rather add a new nested element <destdirset>
that makes up a dirset (new in Ant 1.5) and all directories in this
set would become target directories.


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