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From "Alexey N. Solofnenko" <A.Solofne...@mdl.com>
Subject Re: Simple (?) question about "<available>"
Date Fri, 20 May 2005 20:31:45 GMT
..., but I think it will not work at all - if files do not exist, the 
filepath will be empty, available will check the empty list of files and 
decide that all specified files do exist and the result will be "true".

- Alexey.

Rich Wagner wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'm having trouble specifying a particular "available" task.  Here's 
> what I want, though Ant isn't happy with it:
>
>    <target name="check_for_zip_file">
>        <available property="ZIP_FILE_EXISTS">
>            <filepath>
>                <include name="${DIR}/*.zip"/>
>                <exclude name="${DIR}/not_this_one.zip"/>
>            </filepath>
>        </available>
>    </target>
>
> Ant says:  "The <path> type doesn't support the nested 'include'
> element."
>
> OK, but can anyone tell me how to write what I want?  Essentially, set 
> the ZIP_FILE_EXISTS property if there's at least one match to 
> "${DIR}/*.zip", though NOT counting "${DIR}/not_this_one.zip"...
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Rich Wagner
>
>

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