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From Roman Sokolyuk <romsok.t...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Copying external file into WAR
Date Fri, 12 Feb 2010 12:37:08 GMT
That would work for web.xml - but I would like to copy another, unrelated
properties file from an external dir to the WAR's WEB-INF.
I looked at the examples in the manual, but maybe I am missing something...

On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 7:56 PM, Rez P <pons32@hotmail.com> wrote:

>
> Check out the Ant manual, it has some examples. In the excerpt below, all
> you have to do in the war task is to change the location or path of the
> webxml attribute.  If the web.xml is outside of your project in a higher
> heirachy than your project, all you have to do is to type the absolute path,
> starting at the root of the system and tell it where the web.xml is.
>
>
>
> e.g. /my/other/project/web.xml
>
>
>
> http://ant.apache.org/manual/index.html
>
>
>
> <war destfile="myapp.war" webxml="src/metadata/myapp.xml">
>  <fileset dir="src/html/myapp"/>
>  <fileset dir="src/jsp/myapp"/>
>  <lib dir="thirdparty/libs">
>    <exclude name="jdbc1.jar"/>
>  </lib>
>  <classes dir="build/main"/>
>  <zipfileset dir="src/graphics/images/gifs"
>              prefix="images"/>
> </war>
>
>
> > Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 19:17:40 -0500
> > Subject: Copying external file into WAR
> > From: romsok.tech@gmail.com
> > To: user@ant.apache.org
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Could someone please tell me how I can accomplish the following?
> >
> > I want to build a war file. Additionally there is a configuration file
> that
> > is found outside of the WEB-INF directory, but when that WEB-INF dir is
> > packaged into the war I want to place that config file in WEB-INf in the
> war
> > - without having to copy it into the actual WEB-INF before making the WAR
> > file.
> >
> > Thanks.
>
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