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From jfc <jfc...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: conditional copy
Date Thu, 22 Aug 2002 13:19:13 GMT
jfc wrote:

> 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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sorry, that should be ' ... even if you're going to ignore its contents'



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