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From Antoine Lévy-Lambert <anto...@antbuild.com>
Subject Re: copy task not copying
Date Thu, 18 Dec 2003 17:31:06 GMT
copy by default will check the timestamps of files. Use the attribute 
overwrite="true" to force copying even if destination files are younger.
Cheers,
Antoine

Mark R. Diggory wrote:

> No, its in a target I know is executed because there are tasks prior 
> to and after its location in that target, and they execute fine, so we 
> know it doesn't have anything to do with the conditional behavior in 
> the target.
>
> -thanks,
> Mark
>
> Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de wrote:
>
>> build_properties:
>> Skipped because property 'name' not set.
>> ...
>>
>>
>> Is the <copy> statement inside a   <target name="build_properties" 
>> if="name">
>> ? Then that is only executed if the 'name' property is set.
>>
>>
>> Jan
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Mark R. Diggory [mailto:mdiggory@latte.harvard.edu]
>>> Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2003 5:18 AM
>>> To: user@ant.apache.org
>>> Subject: copy task not copying
>>>
>>>
>>> I've been trying to determine why my build script that uses the 
>>> <copy> task isn't copying and I'm very stumped. I've explored all 
>>> the obvious (user permissions, parameters and locations of 
>>> files/directories). I've increased verbosity in executing the 
>>> script. Oddly there are not even any logging messages suggesting the 
>>> copy task was even run.
>>>
>>> Any help or information anyone could provide would be highly 
>>> appreciated.
>>>
>>> snip from build.xml
>>>
>>> <copy todir="${deploy.home}">
>>>    <fileset dir="${src.home}">
>>>       <exclude name="**/Custom/**"/>
>>>       <exclude name="**/Statistics/**"/>
>>>       <include name="**/Statistics/index.jsp"/>
>>>       <exclude name="**/*.class"/>
>>>    </fileset>
>>> </copy>
>>>
>>>
>>> <!--snip from verbose log-->
>>> bash-2.05a# ant -v
>>> Apache Ant version 1.5.4 compiled on August 13 2003
>>> Buildfile: build.xml
>>> Detected Java version: 1.3 in: /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.3.1-sun-1.3.1.09/jre
>>> Detected OS: Linux
>>> parsing buildfile build.xml with URI = 
>>> file:/home/mdiggory/VDC/src/UIS/VDC/WEB-INF/build.xml
>>> Project base dir set to: /home/mdiggory/VDC/src/UIS/VDC/WEB-INF
>>> Build sequence for target `compile' is [init, backup-app, prepare, 
>>> build_properties, build_support, compile]
>>> Complete build sequence is [init, backup-app, prepare, 
>>> build_properties, build_support, compile, generate-ddi, compile-jsp, 
>>> deploy, clean, rmlf]
>>>
>>> <!--snip from where the copy task should be generating logging-->
>>> prepare:
>>>    [delete] Deleting 206 files from /usr/local/VDC/UIS/VDC
>>> <!--...-->
>>>    [delete] Deleting 
>>> /usr/local/VDC/UIS/VDC/WEB-INF/classes/edu/harvard/hmdc/util/U
>>> til.class
>>>    [delete] Deleting 
>>> /usr/local/VDC/UIS/VDC/WEB-INF/classes/edu/harvard/hmdc/VDCSta
>>> tusException.class
>>>
>>> <!-- copy task should at least log here! But nothing comes out.-->
>>>
>>>
>>> build_properties:
>>> Skipped because property 'name' not set.
>>> ...
>>>
>>>
>>> thanks,
>>> Mark
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Mark Diggory
>>> Software Developer
>>> Harvard MIT Data Center
>>> http://osprey.hmdc.harvard.edu
>>>
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>>
>>
>


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