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Help Needed with ANT

Karthikeyan Rajendraprasad
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Joined: Apr 16, 2003
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I am in need to create a build having the modified and newly added files in an application. Say we have two folders "current" and "old". i am in need to take the files from folder current(modified and new files).

is it easy with ANT. if so how to start about..

Thanks in advance

Karthikeyan<br />SCJP 1.4, SCWCD.
somkiat puisungnoen
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Joined: Jul 04, 2003
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I think, you should use ANT + CVS .

Java Developer, Thailand
Balan Raj
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Joined: Aug 26, 2003
Posts: 74
You need to build two different folders.. Is that all ?
Dont think I understand your question..
A typical example to compile two folders can be something like..

Hope this gives u a ruf idea..

Paul Sturrock

Joined: Apr 14, 2004
Posts: 10336

If all you are doing is moving files, look at the copy task. It has an optional overwrite attribute, which defaults to false. So Ant only copies the files which have been created or modified since you last ran the copy task.

Most Ant tasks behave in this way, only acting on newer resources unless you explicitly tell the target to overwrite everything.

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