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Java - Ant tags/keywords

arraylist, arraylist, bad_count, bad_count, baseresourcecollectionwrapper, buildexception, buildexception, collection, first, first, iterator, string, util

The source code

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import java.util.Iterator;
import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.Collection;


 * ResourceCollection that contains the first <code>count elements of
 * another ResourceCollection.
 * @since Ant 1.7
public class First extends BaseResourceCollectionWrapper {
    private static final String BAD_COUNT
        = "count of first resources should be set to an int >= 0";

    private int count = 1;

     * Set the number of resources to be included.
     * @param i the count as <code>int.
    public synchronized void setCount(int i) {
        count = i;

     * Get the number of resources to be included. Default is 1.
     * @return the count as <code>int.
    public synchronized int getCount() {
        return count;

     * Take the first <code>count elements.
     * @return a Collection of Resources.
    protected Collection getCollection() {
        int ct = getCount();
        if (ct < 0) {
            throw new BuildException(BAD_COUNT);
        Iterator iter = getResourceCollection().iterator();
        ArrayList al = new ArrayList(ct);
        for (int i = 0; i < ct && iter.hasNext(); i++) {
        return al;


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