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From Francisco Tolmasky <tolma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AW: AW: Easier Way To Check and Install jars
Date Tue, 08 Jan 2008 06:43:29 GMT
No, I want the opposite.  If there is *any* file already there with  
the same name, regardless of when it was created, DONT copy it.

On Jan 7, 2008, at 10:22 PM, <Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de> wrote:

> <copy file="a" tofile="b"> copies "a" to "b" only if
> - "a" is newer than "b" or
> - "b" is not present.
>
> If you want that "a" should always be copied, set "overwrite"  
> attribute to true.
> See manual::CoreTasks::copy
>
>
> Jan
>
>
>
>> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: Francisco Tolmasky [mailto:tolmasky@gmail.com]
>> Gesendet: Dienstag, 8. Januar 2008 07:13
>> An: Ant Users List
>> Betreff: Re: AW: Easier Way To Check and Install jars
>>
>> Is there a way to have copy not copy regardless of whether
>> there is a
>> newer or older version already there?
>>
>> Francisco
>>
>> On Jan 7, 2008, at 10:05 PM, <Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de> wrote:
>>>
>>> Easier would be just to do a
>>>
>>>   <copy todir="/usr/share/ant/lib">
>>>     <fileset dir="."
>>> includes="bsf.jar,commons-logging-1.1.jar,js.jar"/>	
>>>   </copy>
>>>
>>> <copy> would check if the target file exists or is older than the
>>> copied
>>> file
>>> and skip copying if not.
>>>
>>> You dont have to copy the ant-apache-bsf-1.7.0.jar as it should be
>>> present
>>> because it's part of the Ant distro.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Much more elegant would be using Ivy ... (I hope someone
>> jumps in here
>>> ;)
>>>
>>>
>>> Jan
>>>
>>>
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