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From EXT / FOCAL MALAPRADE Roland <ext.focal.malapr...@sncf.fr>
Subject RE: Archiving Question
Date Mon, 04 Nov 2002 14:14:51 GMT
You can probably do this with <foreach> from ant-contrib, creating a fileset
with all month-based directories, and then running a target with each
directory, doing a simple <zip> task.

Roland.

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Terry Steichen [mailto:terry@net-frame.com]
> Envoyé : lundi 4 novembre 2002 14:55
> À : Ant Users List
> Objet : Archiving Question
> 
> 
> I've got a directory that contains a variable number of 
> month-based subdirectories plus an archive directory.  Each 
> month-based subdirectory holds documents for a given month, 
> so the name of the subdirectory is in the form of 'MMYY' 
> (1002, 1102, etc).  All the files in a given month-based 
> subdirectory are archived in a similarly-named zip file 
> located in the archive directory (that is, the files in the 
> 1002 subdirectory are archived in a 1002.zip archive, etc.)  
> 
> What I'd like to do is periodically run an Ant script that 
> updates the zip files in the archive directory.  Also, as 
> time passes additional month-based subdirectories are created 
> by a backend application, so new zip files must also be 
> periodically created.
> 
> I'm trying to avoid writing a special task for this.  It 
> seems like Ant can probably do this, but I can't figure out 
> how.  Any thoughts would be appreciated.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Terry
> 

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