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From glenn opdycke-hansen <>
Subject Re: Perform tasks conditionally
Date Sat, 07 Jan 2006 18:16:10 GMT
I would look at uptodate

That would test file timestamps and set a property.
I am not sure what you want to do.


On 1/6/06, Steve Roy <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have been using Ant for about a year but I still feel like I am a
> newbie, and maybe this explains my question, but you tell me.
> I have a script where I compile the sources for my project and jar it
> all up. This works well but I'm looking at adding an optimization where
> the Jar task would be skipped if no source file had to be recompiled.
> How could I do that?
> I looked at the Condition task, but that didn't light up anything in my
> mind. I'm guessing that I need to find out from the Javac task how many
> files had to be compiled, but how would I do that?
> Steve
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