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From "Antoine Levy-Lambert" <levylamb...@tiscali-dsl.de>
Subject Re: how to glob copy from sample.file.txt to an empty file.txt?
Date Mon, 02 Jun 2003 07:45:12 GMT
One solution would be that you nest a filterchain in your copy operation,
and that you write a custom filter which would be producing no output at
all, thus generating an empty file.
Antoine
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jacob Kjome" <hoju@visi.com>
To: <user@ant.apache.org>
Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2003 5:56 PM
Subject: how to glob copy from sample.file.txt to an empty file.txt?


>
> I currently have a glob copy that looks like this...
>
>          <copy todir="${basedir}" >
>              <fileset dir="${basedir}">
>                  <present present="srconly" targetdir="${basedir}">
>                      <mapper type="glob" from="sample.*" to="*" />
>                  </present>
>              </fileset>
>              <mapper type="glob" from="sample.*" to="*" />
>          </copy>
>
> That copies any sample.* to * if, and only if, * does not already exist.
>
> What I'd like to do for certain files is empty the contents of the file
> when sample.* is copied to *.  Basically, I want an empty * file that
> corresponds to the, full of content, sample.* file.   Is there any way to
> do that?  I can't seem to think of one without resorting to scripting?
>
> Jake
>
>
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