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From "Juergen Hermann">
Subject RE: Using mappers with delete task
Date Wed, 09 Nov 2005 20:43:34 GMT
On Wed, 9 Nov 2005 15:03:27 -0600, Brown, Carlton wrote:

You need to tell if you want us to narrate the docs:

The <present> tag supports the use of a contained <mapper> element to define 
the location of the file to be tested against. If no <mapper> element is 
specified, the identity type mapper is used.

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: []
>> Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2005 2:24 PM
>> To: Ant Users List; Brown, Carlton
>> Subject: Re: Using mappers with delete task
>> On Wed, 9 Nov 2005 12:46:27 -0600, Brown, Carlton wrote:
>> >To accomplish this, I tried using a mapper with the delete task, but
>> >got an error saying the delete doesn't support the use of mappers.
>> >Without a mapper, I can't see how this would be done.
>> use delete with a fileset and a present selector.

>This allows the delete task to check existence of files in another
>directory tree, but it does not allow to check existence of files with
>different extensions (For example, given file /src/ delete
>file /build/Script).   But thanks for the partial answer.

Ciao, J├╝rgen

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