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Ant example source code file (replace.xml)

This example Ant source code file (replace.xml) is included in the "Java Source Code Warehouse" project. The intent of this project is to help you "Learn Java by Example" TM.

Java - Ant tags/keywords

replace, replace

The replace.xml source code

<?xml version="1.0"?>

<project name="xxx-test" basedir="." default="test1">

  <property name="tmp.dir" location="replace/tmp"/>

  <target name="test1">

  <target name="test2">
    <replace file=""/>

  <target name="test3">
    <replace file="template.xml"/>

  <target name="test4">
    <replace file="template.xml" token=""/>

  <target name="test5">
    <replace file="template.xml" 

  <target name="test6">
    <replace file="template.xml">
      <replacefilter />

  <target name="test7">
    <replace file="template.xml">
      <replacefilter token="" />

  <target name="test8">
    <replace file="template.xml">
      <replacefilter token="dont_want_to_really_replace_something" />

  <target name="test9-setup">
    <!-- this fixing of line endings is necessary because the replace task is transforming the line endings -->
    <!-- of the replacement tokens and values to the platform default -->
    <!-- in certain cases (checkout done with cvs of cygwin, the line endings of the various files do not match-->
    <!-- the system property line.separator -->
    <copy file="replace/source.txt" tofile="${tmp.dir}/output.txt"/>
    <copy file="replace/value.txt" tofile="${tmp.dir}/value.txt" />
    <copy file="replace/result.txt" tofile="${tmp.dir}/result.txt" />
    <fixcrlf srcdir="${tmp.dir}" includes="*.txt"/>
  <target name="test9" depends="test9-setup">
    <loadfile srcFile="${tmp.dir}/value.txt" property="content"/>
    <replace file="${tmp.dir}/output.txt" token="@@@Replace this@@@" value="${content}"/>

  <target name="cleanup">
      <delete dir="${tmp.dir}" quiet="true"/>

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