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From Simon Weatherill <si...@weatherill.org>
Subject Re: how to create directories from a list?
Date Thu, 23 Sep 2004 18:22:33 GMT
According to the Ant manual, mkdir *only* takes "dir". I'm using Ant 1.5 
and it complains if I don't include the "dir" directive.

Simon

jfuller@ruminate.co.uk wrote:

>"Dick, Brian E." <Brian.Dick@FMR.com> wrote ..
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>>Check out the <for> task in ant-contrib.
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Simon Weatherill [mailto:simon@weatherill.org] 
>>Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2004 1:45 PM
>>To: user@ant.apache.org
>>Subject: how to create directories from a list?
>>
>>
>>I have a property set to a list of directories that I need to create. 
>>However, mkdir only supports a single directory and there is no looping
>>(I would rather use the stock Ant). Is there a way to do this?
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>doesnt mkdir support dirsets? hmmm not quite sure but this might be a way to happiness.
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>--Jim Fuller
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>>Instead of:
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>>    <mkdir dir="${deploy}/pdf" />
>>    <mkdir dir="${deploy}/tmp" />
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>>I would like to use (something like):
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>>    <property name="extra.dirs" value="pdf tmp" />
>>    <mkdirs dirs="${extra.dirs}" root="${deploy}" />
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>>Any ideas?
>>
>>Thanks,
>>Simon
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