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From "Michael Nascimento Santos" <mister...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: uptodate question
Date Thu, 12 Dec 2002 16:16:22 GMT
But it works, though, as I noticed...

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Michael

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dominique Devienne" <DDevienne@lgc.com>
To: "'Ant Users List'" <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2002 2:04 PM
Subject: RE: uptodate question


> I also thought of this, but didn't like the .. either which required prior
> knowledge of the relative relationship of ${src} and ${bkp}.
>
>        <uptodate property="srcs.uptodate">
>            <srcfiles dir="${src}" includes="**/*.java" />
>            <mapper type="glob" from="*.java" to="../${bkp}/*.java" />
>        </uptodate>
>
> But what you're saying about making ${bkp} absolute kind of surprises me.
> The mapper is fed a relative path to the fileset's 'dir' (which is indeed
> ${basedir} in this case ;-), and turns it into an absolute one? This would
> fail with code like new File(dir, mapper.map(relativePath))... So the
result
> of the mapper is first checked to see if it's absolute, and if not
prepended
> with 'dir'???
>
> Is this documented at all? I find it a little counter-intuitive. --DD
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Bodewig [mailto:bodewig@apache.org]
> Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2002 5:22 AM
> To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: uptodate question
>
> On Thu, 12 Dec 2002, Michael Nascimento Santos <mister__m@hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Could anyone suggest a more portable solution that works no matter
> > where ${src} and ${bkp} points to? Otherwise, I'll have to live with
> > that... :-)
>
> Make ${bkp} an absolute path to start with (using <property>'s
> location attribute).
>
> Stefan
>
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