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From Nicolas Vervelle <>
Subject Re: Ant file dependency
Date Mon, 01 Aug 2005 09:46:57 GMT

check <uptodate> to set a property, and use unless in the target ;)

Hope this helps,

Alexey Kakunin wrote:

> Hello all!
> I'm quite new in ant, actuallyI'm migrating from make.
> Seems it is really great tool, but I have some (probably very stupid) 
> question.
> For example, I have a target for compiling something by using 
> idl-compiler. To do it I should use exec task to make SomeFile.h from 
> SomeFile.idl. But I want to call this exec only in case the 
> SomeFIle.idl was changed (has later timestamp comparing to 
> SomeFile.h). In this case I have some sort of file dependency  (not a 
> target dependency) - file SomeFile.h depends from SomeFile.idl.
> Is it possible to implement this sort of dependency in ant?

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