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From "Nick Pellow" <nick.pel...@mindmatics.de>
Subject AW: Problem deleting files with ~ char in name
Date Fri, 25 Oct 2002 12:39:09 GMT
Gavin,
try
includes="**/*.java~". also look at
http://jakarta.apache.org/ant/manual/dirtasks.html#patterns
for more info regarding patterns in Ant.

Cheers,
Nick

> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Gavin McLeod [mailto:Gavin.McLeod@Hutchison3G.com]
> Gesendet: Freitag, 25. Oktober 2002 14:30
> An: 'ant-user@jakarta.apache.org'
> Betreff: Problem deleting files with ~ char in name
>
>
> Hi All
>
> I'm trying to get my clean target to delete class files (no problem, works
> ok), and
> Vim editor backup files, which have the form 'file.java~'
>
> I cant get ant to remove them - ive tried several variants in the fileset
> directive
> eg includes="*~", includes="*.java\~" to no avail.
>
> Am I doing something very wrong here, or is ~ a special char that ant cant
> deal with?
>
> thanks
> Gavin
>
>
> <target name="clean" depends="init" description="Delete old build">
>     <delete includeEmptyDirs="true" failonerror="false" verbose="true">
>         <fileset dir="src" includes="*.java~"/>
>     </delete>
> </target>
>
>
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