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From Matt Benson <>
Subject Re: Strange behavior of 'zip'
Date Thu, 09 Dec 2004 16:45:24 GMT
--- Peter Reilly <> wrote:
> The issue was with update="false", not with
> update="true".
> When update is "false", the user wants the set the
> zip file
> to the contents of the zip command. Files in the zip
> file that
> are not in the zip tasks fileset are removed from
> the zip file if any
> of the files in the zip task's fileset are newer
> that the zip file or are
> not present in the zip file but this is not the case
> if the uptodate test is
> true.

Ohh... sorry I had misunderstood the issue.  To test
myself, could that be restated as "If all files from
the fileset are up to date in the archive, no change
is made, regardless of whether the archive also
contains extraneous files that should be removed." ?


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