ant-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Dave Pawson <dave.paw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: conditional make-directory
Date Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:24:50 GMT
On 24 April 2012 15:59, Harold Putman <hputman@lexmark.com> wrote:
> You just do...
>
>        <tempfile property="my-temp" suffix=""/>
>        <mkdir dir="${my-temp}"/>
>
> The creates the directory in basedir, and by using tempfile you  guarantees
> that the directory does not already exist. But if the directory did already
> exists, mkdir will do nothing, there is no need to check first.

Thanks Harold.
 I thought it might be straightforward!

>
> (BTW thanks for the XSLT FAQ. I spend a lot of time out there)

Welcome.
  that's why I do it.

regards DaveP

>
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 10:44 AM, Dave Pawson <dave.pawson@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I need a temporary directory.
>>
>> What's the 'ant speak' for
>>
>> property name='my-temp'  if directory exists (my-temp) then my-temp
>> else mkdir 'my-temp'
>>
>> I hope that's clear?
>> In bash it might be
>>
>> #check/create fo directory for output, per font
>> if [[ ! -d ${here}/fo ]]
>>    then
>>    mkdir ${here}/fo
>>
>> fi
>>
>>
>>
>> TIA
>>
>> --
>> Dave Pawson
>> XSLT XSL-FO FAQ.
>> Docbook FAQ.
>> http://www.dpawson.co.uk
>>
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>> To unsubscribe, e-mail: user-unsubscribe@ant.apache.org
>> For additional commands, e-mail: user-help@ant.apache.org
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Harold PUTMAN
> Web Technology Specialist
> *Lexmark International, Inc. <http://www.lexmark.com>*
> 740 W New Circle Rd.
> Lexington, KY 40550
> +1(859) 232-2839
> hputman@lexmark.com



-- 
Dave Pawson
XSLT XSL-FO FAQ.
Docbook FAQ.
http://www.dpawson.co.uk

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: user-unsubscribe@ant.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: user-help@ant.apache.org


Mime
View raw message