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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Ant Manual question
Date Thu, 27 Aug 2009 12:25:45 GMT
On 2009-08-27, Alec Fernandez <> wrote:

> I found this example in the selectors section of the ant manual


> <fileset dir="${src}">
>   <type type="dir"/>
> </fileset>

> but I was unable to get it to work.  If I change <fileset> to <dirset>
> then it returns the the matching directories as expected

It depends on the task.  Some tasks will use fileset as a container for
files only (what you have seen when you said "unable to get ot to work"
while other tasks will also consider the directories matched by the


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