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From Ben Pracht <bpra...@zcloud.net>
Subject Re: Ant delete task not deleting extensionless files on Windows 2000
Date Mon, 11 Aug 2003 15:59:56 GMT
That was the problem exactly.  I had thought the mask *.* works to 
delete everything like it does in the old DOS world.  :-[

Thanks to both Claudio Corsi and Peter Reilly for helping with this.

Ben Pracht
Claudio Corsi wrote:


> Ben Pracht wrote:
>
>> Claudio Corsi wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Run this with the verbose attrubite set to true. Do you see the 
>>> files that you want deleted? What is the message being displayed 
>>> w.r.t. these files?
>>>
>>> Ben Pracht wrote: 
>>
>>
>>
>> For sake of convenience, I created this small task clean.xml file:
>> <?xml version="1.0"?>
>> <project name="DeleteTest" default="clean" basedir=".">
>>    <target name="clean">
>>        <touch file="scrv3b_distrib\afile"/>
>>        <touch file="scrv3b_distrib\afile.txt"/>
>>        <delete failonerror="false" verbose="true" 
>> includeEmptyDirs="true" quiet="no">
>>            <fileset dir="scrv3b_distrib" includes="**/*.*"/>  
>
>
> You are only looking for files that have a "." within them and that 
> does not include the afile. This is why that file was not deleted. The 
> fileset should be:
>
>     <fileset dir="scrv3b_distrib" includes="**/*"/>
>
>>        </delete>
>>    </target>
>> </project>
>>
>> I ran this:
>> ant -verbose -f clean.xml
>>
>> Resulting in this:
>> Apache Ant version 1.6alpha compiled on June 18 2003
>> Buildfile: clean.xml
>> Detected Java version: 1.4 in: C:\java\sun-jdk\1.4.1_01\jre
>> Detected OS: Windows 2000
>> parsing buildfile C:\SoftCopyReader\current\clean.xml with URI = 
>> file:///C:/Soft
>> CopyReader/current/clean.xml
>> Project base dir set to: C:\SoftCopyReader\current
>> Build sequence for target `clean' is [clean]
>> Complete build sequence is [clean, ]
>>
>> clean:
>>    [touch] Creating C:\SoftCopyReader\current\scrv3b_distrib\afile
>>    [touch] Creating C:\SoftCopyReader\current\scrv3b_distrib\afile.txt
>>   [delete] Deleting 1 files from 
>> C:\SoftCopyReader\current\scrv3b_distrib
>>   [delete] Deleting C:\SoftCopyReader\current\scrv3b_distrib\afile.txt
>>
>> BUILD SUCCESSFUL
>> Total time: 1 second
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> System:  Windows 2000
>>>> Ant 1.6alpha
>>>>
>>>> Ant delete task does not seem to be deleting files which do not 
>>>> have an extension on Windows 2000:
>>>>
>>>> Steps to recreate:
>>>> Create any two files, one with any extension, and one file which 
>>>> has no extension at all.  Then include the run the following task:
>>>>
>>>> <delete failonerror="false" verbose="true" >
>>>>  <fileset dir="adir" includes="**/*"/>
>>>>  <fileset dir="adir"/>
>>>> </delete>
>>>>
>>>> Does anyone know how to correct this problem or is it a bug?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks in advance,
>>>> Ben P
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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