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From "Hari Kodungallur" <hkodungal...@rediffmail.com>
Subject Re: RE: converting date/time
Date Wed, 13 Nov 2002 15:35:56 GMT
You can do a lot of such things using tstamp with format.
You cant do string manipulation though. This is only for date and 
time

-HK


On Wed, 13 Nov 2002 EXT / FOCAL MALAPRADE Roland wrote :
>Yes that's what I'm looking for. something like this:
>
><datetime src="0206" format="yyMM" property="newdate" />
>
>then ${newdate} = 2002-06-01
>
>I supposed it would be better like this:
>
>property date = 0206
><datetime src="${date}01" format="yyMMdd" property="newdate" />
>
>then ${newdate} = 2002-06-01
>
>There doesn't seems to be anything like this in Ant already, I'll 
>probably
>have to code it myself
>
>Roland.
>
>
>
> > -----Message d'origine-----
> > De : Matt Benson [mailto:gudnabrsam@yahoo.com]
> > Envoye : mercredi 13 novembre 2002 16:02
> > A : Ant Users List
> > Objet : Re: converting date/time
> >
> >
> > Are you saying that, based on the directory name being
> > DirName_0206, you would know the corresponding date
> > would be 2002-06-01?  If so, then it seems like some
> > simple String operations would do the trick... this
> > led me to think how cool it would be if the properties
> > syntax were expanded to include string and pattern
> > operations a la bash (I don't know if all its string
> > operators are available in ksh or csh).  Probably it
> > wouldn't be difficult to code (if somebody tells me
> > where properties are parsed out of ${} syntax I might
> > look into it myself) and it could maybe make life
> > easier in cases like this.
> >
> > Another related thing that might be cool is to have
> > either or both of:  a way to limit the scope of a
> > property, or a way to return a value from an
> > <antcall>, so that it might not be so "costly" to use
> > properties for temporary values.
> >
> > Okay, so now everybody tell me I'm crazy and argue
> > with me... :)
> >
> > -Matt
> >
> >
> > --- EXT / FOCAL MALAPRADE Roland
> > <ext.focal.malaprade@sncf.fr> wrote:
> > > I have a series of month-based directories in the
> > > format "DirName_yyMM". So
> > > for example: DirName_0206 is the directory for June
> > > 2002.
> > >
> > > In these directory, I need to replace dates in some
> > > files, but I need the
> > > date in the format yyyy-MM-dd, for example,
> > > "2002-06-01".
> > >
> > > Is there any task that can do this? like a <tstamp>
> > > where you could specify
> > > the date/time instead of the current date/time.
> > >
> > > I suppose I could just write a task myself, but if
> > > something like that
> > > already exists, it would make my life easier... or
> > > lazier ;-)
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Roland.
> > >
> > >
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