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From "Alex Egg" <egg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ReplaceRegExp Task and line breaks
Date Tue, 18 Jul 2006 18:02:47 GMT
Hi,

I think some of your message got cut off... Is there any way you can think
of to specify the line break literally in the xml attribute?

(Using the line.separator property works by the way!)

Thanks,
Alex

On 7/17/06, Scot P. Floess <floess@mindspring.com> wrote:
>
> I think that should work.  Basically, I think the problem is that the
> XML attribute is being taken literally so \n is literally a backslash and
> n
>
> Stefano Marsili wrote:
> > Hi Alex,
> >
> > I didn't test it, but you could try
> >
> > replace="${line.separator}${line.separator}"
> >
> > Stefano Marsili
> > http://www.efanomars.net/pf
> >
> >
> > --- Alex Egg <eggie5@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I'm using the replaceRegexp ant task and I want to
> >> replace whatever matches
> >> my pattern with 2 line breaks.
> >>
> >> Right now I'm doing this:
> >>
> >>      <replaceregexp
> >>
> >> match="(?&lt;=&lt;\/method&gt;)\s*(?=^[\t
> >> ]*&lt;method)"
> >>             replace="\n\n"
> >>             flags="gmi"
> >>             encoding="UTF-8"
> >>     >
> >>             <fileset dir="."
> >> includes="${xml.include}" />
> >>     </replaceregexp >
> >>
> >> however, it replace the file with the \n\n as
> >> literal text. How can I
> >> replace these w/ 2 line breaks?
> >>
> >>
> >
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