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From "Mark Lybarger" <>
Subject RE: Ant Get FileSize using exec?
Date Tue, 02 Nov 2004 12:53:28 GMT
RELEASE_FILE_SIZE=$(ls -l /path/to/file/filename|(read perms num_hd_links user group size rest;
echo $size) )

here's the bash version that we use on solaris which sets the var on the left to the size
of the file.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gareth Kelly []
> Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2004 7:43 AM
> To: 'Ant Users List'
> Subject: Ant Get FileSize using exec?
> Hello,
> I am trying to display the filesize, or set a property to be 
> equak to it.
> I tried the exec tag, and can do this:
>   <exec executable="ls">
>     <arg line=" -al /export/home/kellyga/sparcs/war/SPARCS.war"/>
>   </exec>
> to get this:
>  [exec] -rwxr--r--   1 kellyga  develop  4338595 Nov  1 10:51
> /export/home/kellyga/sparcs/war/SPARCS.war
> But all I need is the filesize.
> Can anyone help?
> Gareth
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