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From jfc <jfc...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: conditional copy
Date Thu, 22 Aug 2002 13:17:04 GMT
Erik Hatcher wrote:

> Yes, if you nest the task inside a conditional <target>.  Targets have 
> conditional (if/unless) capability, but not tasks.
>
> jfc wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I have just been looking at the docs and it seems one can set a 
>> property value conditionally.
>>
>> Is there a way that I can have a task executed conditionally?
>>
>> I'd like to say something like :
>>
>> <condition>
>>    <!-- predefined property -->
>>    <property name="myprop" value="aaa">
>>        <!-- so this copy will only happen if myprop == "aaa" -->
>>        <copy   file="${project.home}/etc/Manifest.mf" 
>> tofile="${build.home}/ear/war/META-INF/Manifest.mf"/>
>>    </property>
>> </condition>
>>
>> Thanks
>> jfc
>>
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thanks for that.

its kinda 'call a target even if you're not going need to ignore its 
contents' but it works! ;-)

jfc



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