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Ant task to generate a list file

amol skulkarni

Joined: Dec 11, 2010
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I have a ant task in which I have a property like filelisting whose contents are like a,b,c,d
Now i need to create a txt file like
from the property filelisting
How can be this done with a ant task any ideas?

To make a note here a,b,c,d is obtained from a fileset using pathconvert task of ant and a b c d are file names.
Can there be a way to directly use the fileset to generate above mentioned txt file using ant
I have heard of ant-contrib but not sure if it is the only way to do this.

Thanks in advance
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We have a dedicated forum for Ant. I will move this post there for you.

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Jeanne Boyarsky
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Not directly. You need to write a loop. Ant contrib lets you loop. Or you could write a Java task to do it.

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