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From "Peter Reilly" <peter.kitt.rei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to get the count of the number of lines in a file using ANT
Date Tue, 09 Oct 2007 15:49:33 GMT
On 10/9/07, Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> --- Peter Reilly <peter.kitt.reilly@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On 10/9/07, Matt Benson <gudnabrsam@yahoo.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Oh, ye of little faith... Look at:
> > >
> > >
> >
> http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTypes/resources.html#tokens
> > >
> > > for a hint...
> > It is *not* good to have such things in the manual.
>
> How not, Peter?

It is just that examples speak louder than words.
It a manual saids that it is easy to do something, and
then not show how to do it, and the reader cannot figure
it out easily, it is quite annoying.
see:
http://www.catb.org/~esr/jargon/html/Y/yak-shaving.html

Peter

>
> Anyway, I didn't have time to put together the example
> earlier.  Here goes:
>
> <resourcecount>
>   <tokens><!-- default tokenizer is a line tokenizer
> -->
>     <file file="file_name.txt" />
>   </tokens>
> </resourcecount>
>
> -Matt
>
> >
> > Peter
> >
> > >
> > > -Matt
> > >
> > > --- Prashant Reddy <prashant@pramati.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Ok, none of the named filters that exist in ANT
> > dist
> > > > can help achieve
> > > > this. You might need to use the scriptfilter,
> > and i
> > > > am not an expert in
> > > > using scripting lang.
> > > >
> > > > -Prashant
> > > >
> > > > On Tue, 2007-10-09 at 11:09 +0530, Prashant
> > Reddy
> > > > wrote:
> > > > > checkout the filterchains:
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
> http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTypes/filterchain.html
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Mon, 2007-10-08 at 15:20 -0700, Saladin
> > Sharif
> > > > wrote:
> > > > > > I have a txt file and would like to get the
> > > > count of the number of lines in that file, and
> > then
> > > > store that count into a property.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I mean something equivalent to the unix
> > command:
> > > > > > cat file_name.txt | wc -l
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Can this be done using an existing ANT task?
> > > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > > -Saladin
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > >
> > >
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