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From "Scot P. Floess" <flo...@mindspring.com>
Subject Re: How to store date time as a long value into a text file.
Date Mon, 05 May 2008 13:28:06 GMT
There is a millisecond pattern:  "S"

http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/text/SimpleDateFormat.html

<tstamp>
    <format property="some-property pattern="S"/>
</tstamp>


Ravi Roy wrote:
> Sorry for dely in replying... I tried tstamp ant task, but it gives me the
> date and time in the format I specify in pattern, while I wanted a long
> value produced by  System.currentTimeMillis() in the created file.
>
> Thanks for your response.
> Regards
> Ravi.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scot P. Floess [mailto:floess@mindspring.com] 
> Sent: Sunday, April 27, 2008 7:33 PM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Re: How to store date time as a long value into a text file.
>
>
> Did you look at the tstamp task?
>
>             <tstamp>
>                 <format  property = "some-property"  pattern = 
> "yyyy-MM-dd_HH-mm-ss"/>
>             </tstamp>
>
> Ravi Roy wrote:
>   
>> Just to inform the list, I was not able to wokout this problem using 
>> standard Ant task, I had to write small custom Ant task to solve this 
>> problem -- which in fact I was trying to avoid ;-)
>>
>> Regards,
>> Ravi.
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ravi Roy [mailto:ravi.aroy@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Saturday, April 26, 2008 1:35 PM
>> To: Ant Users List
>> Subject: How to store date time as a long value into a text file.
>>
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I have searched the archives, but I am not able to get the answer of 
>> my question. My problem is I want to create a file say "foo" and store 
>> current time as long value in that using Ant.
>>
>> For example :
>>
>> long myvar = System.currentTimeMillis();
>>
>> would produce a long value of current date time, which I want to store 
>> in "foo"
>>
>> I created the file :
>>
>> 	<target name="create.foo">
>>   	     <touch file="foo" />
>>   	</target>
>>
>> But I am not sure, I to store date time as long value into that file.. 
>> Does some have any idea ?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Ravi.
>>
>>
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>
>   

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