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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: 1.7 Resource Framework accessing lastmodified
Date Wed, 19 Sep 2007 09:20:43 GMT
dkbe wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to accomplish something like the following using the <file>
> resource from the ANT 1.7 Resource Framework:
> <file name="tlog.resource" basedir="C:\" file="my_patch.txt" > </file>
> <echo message="Patch Created: ${tlog.resource.lastmodified}" />
> Without delving underneath the XML interface to the Java classes provided by
> the ANT 1.7 Resource Framework, can you access the properties of a resource
> "readonly", without setting them?
> If so, how?

I dont think there is a way (yet)...though I could imagine using 
<scriptdef>to define a task that would do so, something to call 
getLastModified() on a resource.

Add it as a feature request on bugzilla; I'm doing some tweaks to the 
resource hierarchy this week.

Steve Loughran        
Author: Ant in Action 

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