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Q for Mike Clark: fetching a specific cvs version with Ant

Gian Franco
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Hi Mike,

Maybe this question is off-topic, but do
you know how I could automate the task
of fetching a specific version from cvs
using ant and a simple script? Do I need
to go further than the common ant tasks?

Cheers,

Gian Franco Casula


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Mike Clark
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The <cvs> Ant task is a core task, described at:

http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTasks/cvs.html

If you have a tag or a date, you can check out files relative to those markers.

Hope that's what you were looking for. If not, please ask again.

Mike


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Maybe this question is off-topic


Not at all Gian. Any questions or topics on build tools is fair game.


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Ilja Preuss
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And if you don't want to hardcode the version, you can read it from a properties file or query the user (using the property or input task, respectively).


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Gian Franco
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Thank you all, this is enough to get things rolling
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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