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From "Gilles Scokart" <>
Subject Re: List/Download folder from http?
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2007 20:04:37 GMT
The problem is that it will depends on your server.  The http server must be
configure to list the content of the directory.  And it will do that using
some specific format that the listing code will have to parse.  However, I
asume that different http server can provide this listing using different

I'm not aware of any standard format for directory listing.  Does that


2007/11/21, jonathan doklovic <>:
> Hi,
> I need to write a target that can download all xml files from a folder
> on a web server.
> I know I can use the get task to get a specific file, as well as using
> VFS to do the same, but I haven't found any way to get an entire folder
> of files.
> I would really like something like this:
> <get src="" dest="/tmp/xmlfiles"
> include="**/*.xml"/>
> However, even if I could find a task that would just list the files in a
> web directory, I could then use ant-contrib and get to loop over them.
> Anyone know of a way to do this?
> - Jonathan
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Gilles Scokart

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