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From "Satheesh" <sat...@ltp.soft.net>
Subject Re: How to set the next week start date
Date Tue, 01 May 2007 11:45:50 GMT
Hi, Actually what i need is irrespective of the current date, i need the
starting date of the next week and starting date of the last week..

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gilbert Rebhan" <ant@schillbaer.de>
To: "Ant Users List" <user@ant.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, April 28, 2007 1:03 AM
Subject: Re: How to set the next week start date


>
> Hi,
>
> Ninju Bohra wrote:
> > Have you looked at the <tstamp> task
(http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTasks/tstamp.html)
> >
> > Maybe something like:
> >
> > <tstamp>
> >       <format property="touch.time" pattern="MM/dd/yyyy hh:mm aa"
> >               offset="7" unit="week"/>
> >   </tstamp>
>
> i tried that on Win2000, with jdk 1.5.0_11 ant 1.6.5
>
> <project name="project" default="main">
>   <target name="depends">
>     <tstamp>
>       <format property="touch.time" pattern="mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm aa"
>           offset="7" unit="week"/>
>     </tstamp>
>   </target>
>
>   <target name="main" depends="depends">
> <echo>
>        Antversion == ${ant.version}
>        Today == ${TODAY}
>
>        $${touch.time} == ${touch.time}
>      </echo>
>   </target>
> </project>
>
> and it gave me =
>
> Buildfile: J:\eclipse_3_2\workspace\AntTest\tstamp.xml
> depends:
> main:
>       [echo] Antversion == Apache Ant version 1.6.5 compiled on June 2
2005
>       [echo] Today == April 27 2007
>       [echo]
>       [echo] ${touch.time} == 19/15/2007 09:19 PM
> BUILD SUCCESSFUL
> Total time: 156 milliseconds
>
>
> hm, strange 19/15/2007 ??
>
> i think you meant something like =
>
> <tstamp>
> <format property="touch.time" pattern="MM/dd/yyyy hh:mm aa"
>           offset="-7" unit="day"/>
> </tstamp>
>
> or
>
> <tstamp>
> <format property="touch.time" pattern="MM/dd/yyyy hh:mm aa"
>           offset="7" unit="day"/>
> </tstamp>
>
>
> similar to the example from manual :
>
>    <tstamp>
>        <format property="touch.time" pattern="MM/dd/yyyy hh:mm aa"
>                offset="-5" unit="hour"/>
>    </tstamp>
>
>
> but that gives him the actual date minus | plus 7 days.
>
>  > Also when you say 'set the current date' what does that mean?
>  > If you want to calculate what '7 days from now and set it to an ANT
>  > property'
>  >please look at the <tstamp> task otherwise please provide more
>  >explaination on what you need.
>
> I thought the original poster was asking for
>
> "...
> the next weeks start date and last week start date
> ..."
>
> because of that i suggested the <script> solution, where
> he can choose, whether the start day of week = sunday or
> monday.
>
> Otherwise the </tstamp> would fit of course.
>
> So he should provide some more details ;-)
>
>
> Regards, Gilbert
>
>
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----
> > From: Satheesh <satish@ltp.soft.net>
> > To: Ant Users List <user@ant.apache.org>
> > Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 4:51:12 AM
> > Subject: How to set the next week start date
> >
> >
> > Hi Guys, If i want to set the current date its possible in ANT , even if
i want a date which is some 'n' days after the current date, that also is
possible..
> >
> > I need a way to set the value of the next weeks start date and last week
start date using ANT.
> >
> > How can i achieve this///
>
>
>
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