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From Dominique Devienne <>
Subject Re: <fileset> exclude A/a if B/a exists
Date Thu, 04 Nov 2010 14:58:47 GMT
On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 7:52 PM, Daniel Becroft <> wrote:
> [...] However, I only want to apply this selector to a subset of the entries in the fileset.
> I want to select everything, but only apply the <present> selector to
> anything under \alpha (everything under \beta and \gamma should be selected
> as normal). I can't seem to find a solution without using two FileSets.

Selectors are really boolean predicates that you can combine to an
arbitrarily complex predicate (they are great and really powerful
IMHO). So I can imagine that it should be easy to <and> two selectors,
the first checking the files belongs to the subset you want (perhaps
using a regexp match selector), the other being the <present>
selector. As far as I remember, <and>/<or>/<all>/<none>/etc...
implement short-circuiting too. --DD

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