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From yitzle <yit...@users.sourceforge.net>
Subject Re: zipfileset dir vs src
Date Wed, 30 May 2007 13:50:55 GMT
Thanks. I had misinterpreted it. That clears it up!

On 5/30/07, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 30 May 2007, <yitzle@users.sourceforge.net53> wrote:
> > On 5/30/07, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org54> wrote:
> >> On Tue, 29 May 2007, <yitzle@users.sourceforge.net55> wrote:
> >> > I am trying to add a single file to a jar.
> >>
> >> Where is the file?  Inside a ZIP/JAR/WAR archive or in a plain
> >> directory on your disk?  You use src for the former and dir in the
> >> directory case.
> >>
> >> > This works:
> >> > <zipfileset dir="${src}" prefix="WEB-INF" includes="web.xml" />
> >>
> >> So it is in a directory.
> >>
> >> > This gives an error about not being able to access the file:
> >> > <zipfileset src="${src}/web.xml" prefix="WEB-INF" />
> >>
> >> web.xml certainly is no valid ZIP archive, so this can't work.
> >>
> >> Why do you want to use src at all?
> >>
> >> Stefan
> >
> > Maybe I'm doing this all backwards...  I have a <jar> task and there
> > are a bunch of <zipfileset>'s inside that point to the directories
> > and files that get included in the jar.
>
> zipfileset is different from a plain fileset in two ways.  (1) You can
> specify prefix/fullpath attributes to create a different structure
> than is on your disk and (2) you can use the src attribute to read
> from a ZIP file instead of a directory tree.
>
> In your case you only need (1) so there is no reason to use src at
> all.  Just build your zipfilesets using dir and everything should be
> fine.
>
> Stefan

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