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From "Andrew Goktepe" <andrewgokt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: testing to see if a file contains a string
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2006 19:39:04 GMT
You can also do this:

<condition property="found.match">
  <isfileselected file="myfile.txt">
    <contains text="mystring" />
  </isfileselected>
</condition>

See http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTypes/selectors.html

-Andrew

On 7/26/06, Dominique Devienne <ddevienne@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Use <loadfile> but with a nested <linercontains> filter, so the
> property will be empty when the string is not found, which avoid
> storing the whole file in the property. Then test whether the property
> is empty or not with a condition. Wrap the whole thing in a macro for
> convenience and expressiveness. --DD
>
> On 7/26/06, EJ Ciramella <ejciramella@upromise.com> wrote:
> > Is there some easy way to do this, or must I use <loadfile> then test to
> > see if the property contains the string I'm looking for?
> >
> > I could have sworn there was an easy way to do this, but I can't find it
> > now...
>
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