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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to echo the empty directories of a fileset ?
Date Thu, 13 May 2010 18:14:09 GMT
On May 13, 2010, at 12:48 PM, Bruno Medeiros wrote:

> Hello. If I do something like this:
>
> 	<copy todir="${destination.dir}" verbose="true" >
> 		<fileset dir="${projects.dir}/" >
> 			<include name="*" />
> 		</fileset>
> 	</copy>
>
> and projects.dir has some empty directories, then those directories
> will be copied to destination.dir .
> Is this normal behavior? (It seems strange to me that a fileset would
> contain empty directories)
> And if that's the case, how can I echo the empty directories of a
> fileset? I am familiar with this:
>
> 	<pathconvert refid="my.fileset" property="my.files.list">  
> pathsep=","/>
> 	<echo message="${my.files.list}"/>
>
> But it only prints the files of the fileset, not the directories.
>

If you simply want to copy a fileset and not get empty directories,  
<copy> has an includeemptydirs attribute which defaults to true.

-Matt

> Regards,
> Bruno
>
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