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From "Eloise Friedman" <eloise.fried...@orcainteractive.com>
Subject RE: delete directory tree but not main directory.
Date Wed, 09 Oct 2002 11:25:00 GMT
Thank you all, I made a mistake before, it works fine now.


-----Original Message-----
From: Wannheden, Knut [mailto:knut.wannheden@paranor.ch]
Sent: Wednesday, October 09, 2002 12:14 PM
To: 'Ant Users List'
Subject: RE: delete directory tree but not main directory.


Here's what I usually do:

<delete includeemptydirs="true">
 <fileset dir="bin" includes="*/**"/>
</delete>

But maybe I misunderstood your problem.

--
knut

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Diane Holt [mailto:holtdl@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Mittwoch, 9. Oktober 2002 11:55
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Re: delete directory tree but not main directory.
> 
> 
> --- Eloise Friedman <eloise.friedman@orcainteractive.com> wrote:
> > For one of my clean tasks I want to delete a directory 
> tree, but leave
> > the base directory.
> 
> Only two ways come immediately to mind:
>   - put a "dot file" (eg, .savdir) in there and 'excludes' it
>     so the dir still has something in it (kinda funky)
>   - go ahead and let the dir get deleted and <mkdir> it back
>     into existence (definitely more straightforward -- what's
>     so precious about an empty directory?)
> 
> Diane
> 
> =====
> (holtdl@yahoo.com)
> 
> 
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