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Removing specific line from code

ron ray chaudhuri

Joined: Aug 27, 2003
Posts: 7
Hi All,

I am trying to write an Ant task for removing a specific method call from Javascript files.

I presume I would have to use Java for this, but since I'm having to use Jdk 1.3, I cannot use the java.util.regex for my purpose. Can anyone suggest, how I could actually achieve what I want to do?

Thanks in advance,
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Since your question seems to be more about how to write the Java to do this rather than how to make the Ant task out of the Java, I'm moving this to the Java in General(intermediate) forum.

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Ian Darwin
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Joined: Aug 03, 2001
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In the First Edition of the Java Cookbook, I used one of the free Apache Regular Expression packages to explain regexes. I think any of these would work with Java 1.3. See and look for either ORO or Regular Expressions.


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ron ray chaudhuri

Joined: Aug 27, 2003
Posts: 7
HI Ian,

Thanks for your response.

I'm really a novice with regexps. Coud you give some guidance in how to use the jakarta regexp package for my purposes?

Thanks in advance,
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