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From "Antoine Levy-Lambert" <anto...@antbuild.com>
Subject Re: Substrings
Date Wed, 03 Sep 2003 18:33:37 GMT
Hi Vikas,
I have read postings mentioning a propertyregexp task in ant-contrib or
antelope.
Cheers,
Antoine
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vikas Phonsa" <VPhonsa@suz.com>
To: "'Ant Users List'" <user@ant.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 8:05 PM
Subject: Substrings


> Hi,
>
> I have update some manifest files named like SO.MF, AL.MF etc using the
> manifest task. Each of these is contained in projects that are named
SCA_SO,
> SCA_AL etc.
>
> I need a generic ant script which would be supplied the name of the
project
> which would set a property. And from the project name I have to deduce the
> name of the manifest file to update. So I would get "SCA_SO" and I have to
> somehow do a substring to get the characters after the underscore i.e "SO"
> and add ".MF" to them to get "SO.MF".
>
> If my manifest files were named like "SCA_SO.MF" then I could simply add
> ".MF" to get the name of the file. I have tried this and it works but
> unfortunately my manifest files aren't named like that.
>
>
>
> Any ideas.
>
> Vik
>
>
>
>
>
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