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From Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de
Subject RE: Wanted: Ant idiom for optimal parameterized copy
Date Wed, 03 Mar 2004 12:53:43 GMT
I suggest using a high level language inside a <scriptdef> or write your own
task. 

Jan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Corbin [mailto:dcorbin@machturtle.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2004 1:51 PM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Re: Wanted: Ant idiom for optimal parameterized copy
> 
> 
> On Wednesday 03 March 2004 07:17, Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de wrote:
> > Maybe <presetdef> is something for you?
> >
> > Jan
> 
> I don't think so, but I having read the manual page on 
> presetdef, I don't 
> understand why it exists.  It seems like another way to do a 
> macrodef.  
> 
> What I need is a why to compare a set of properties used 
> previously with a set 
> of properties used now, and set yet another property if they 
> are not the 
> same.
> 
> I think I can imagine a way to do this, writing out a 
> properties file, then 
> loading and doing a complex conditional.   But it's a lot of 
> "ant code" to do 
> for several different sets of properties.  I don't thinkit 
> can be macro-ized, 
> either.
> 
> David
> 
> 
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