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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: simplify copy with regexpmapper (mapper/regexp)
Date Fri, 17 Sep 2010 12:54:51 GMT
On 2010-09-17, Niklas Matthies wrote:

> On Fri 2010-09-17 at 14:36h, Stefan Bodewig wrote on user:
>> On 2010-09-16, Ludwig, Michael wrote:

>>> What I'm wondering is if there isn't some option like in tools such
>>> as wget (--cut-dirs to shorten the path) or cpio or tar, which in
>>> Ant's case would probably translate to a mapper, like cut-dirs-mapper.

>> flatten

>> Since you really want to remove all dirs, flatten="true" or the
>> flattenmapper should do what you want.

> But "flatten" also cuts away all sub-directories.

Absolutely, hence "since you really want to remove all dirs".

> If for example the files to copy are Java source files under multiple
> source roots, "flatten" would also remove the Java package directories
> from the file paths, instead of just the part above the source roots.

This is correct, but this is not the case in the problem Michael is
trying to solve.

Stefan

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