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From glenn opdycke-hansen <glenn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: I must be blind
Date Fri, 26 Mar 2010 22:09:22 GMT
I think that doc is found at
http://ant.apache.org/manual/conceptstypeslist.html

I find it a bit challenging, too.

--glenn


On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 16:20, Robert Menteer <reetnem@me.com> wrote:

> I'm looking over the documentation that comes with Apache Ant version 1.8.0
> and can't find where classpath, path and pathelement are documented. I've
> found a page that describes path like structures but it doesn't list the
> valid attributes or nested elements for these. Another thing I can't find in
> the documentation is a description of the relationships between filelist,
> fileset, patternset and path and how to convert them back and forth. For
> instance there has to be an easier way to compile only those classes in one
> package while removing all class dependencies on the package classes and
> update documentation.
>
> <!-- Get list of files in which we're interested. -->
> <fileset id = "java.source.set"
>    dir     = "${src}">
>  <include name = "**/Package/*.java" />
> </fileset>
>
> <!-- Get a COMMA separated list of classes to compile. -->
> <pathconvert property = "java.source.list"
>    refid             = "java.source.set"
>    pathsep           = ",">
>  <globmapper from = "${src}/*.@{src.extent}"
>      to           = "*.class" />
> </pathconvert>
>
> <!-- Remove ALL dependencies on package classes. -->
> <depend srcdir = "${src}"
>    destdir    = "${build}"
>    includes   = "${java.source.list}"
>    closure    = "yes" />
>
> <!-- Get a list of up to date classes. -->
> <fileset id = "class.uptodate.set"
>    dir     = "${build}">
>  <include name = "**/*.class" />
> </fileset>
>
> <!-- Get list of source files for up to date classes. -->
> <pathconvert property = "java.uptodate.list"
>    refid             = "class.uptodate.set"
>    pathsep           = ",">
>  <globmapper from="${build}/*.class" to="*.java" />
> </pathconvert>
>
> <!-- Compile only those classes in package that are not up to date. -->
> <javac srcdir    = "${src}"
>    destdir      = "${build}"
>    classpathref = "compile.classpath"
>    includes     = "${java.source.list}"
>    excludes     = "${java.uptodate.list}"/>
>
> <!-- Get list of directories of class files for package. --:
> <pathconvert property = "class.dir.list"
>    refid             = "java.source.set"
>    pathsep           = ",">
>  <globmapper from = "${src}/*.java"
>      to           = "${build}*" />
> </pathconvert>
>
> <!-- Convert directory list to path. -->
> <path id  = "class.dirs.path">
>  <dirset dir  = "${build}"
>      includes = "class.dir.list" />
> </path>
>
> <!-- Update package documentation. -->
> <jdepend outputfile = "${docs}/jdepend-report.txt">
>  <classpath refid = "compile.classpath" />
>  <classpath location = "${build}" />
>  <classespath>
>    <path refid = "class.dirs.path" />
>  </classespath>
>  <exclude name = "java.*"  />
>  <exclude name = "javax.*" />
> </jdepend>
>
>
> Notice there's a number of conversions between filesets, paths and comma
> separated list just to get the proper 'type' required for the different ant
> tasks. Is there a way to simplify this while still processing the fewest
> files in a complex directory structure?
>
>
>
>

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