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From Jacob Kjome <>
Subject Re[2]: Deleting filesets with directories
Date Mon, 05 Aug 2002 21:12:23 GMT
Hello Tara,

I think your fileset needs to look like this:

<fileset dir="config" includes="**/CVS/**"/>


Monday, August 05, 2002, 3:29:39 PM, you wrote:

TH> On that note, I'm trying to delete all the CVS subdirs from a directory
TH> structure.  My task looks like:

TH>         <delete defaultexcludes="no" includeemptydirs="true" verbose="true">
TH>                 <fileset dir="config" includes="**/CVS/"/>
TH>         </delete>

TH> but it's not doing anything useful at all.  I have this sinking suspician that
TH> the problem is staring me in the face and I'm just being blind...

TH> Dominique Devienne wrote:

>> <delete includeEmptyDirs="true">
>>    <fileset dir="topdir" includes="**/tmpdir/"/>
>> </delete>
>> This last one did what I wanted, which was to delete the tmpdirs and all
>> their contents from each of dirA, dirB and dirC.

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