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Java - Ant tags/keywords

buildexception, buildexception, content, io, ioexception, ioexception, resource, resource, resourcecomparator, resourcecomparator

The source code

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 * Compares Resources by content.
 * @since Ant 1.7
public class Content extends ResourceComparator {

    private boolean binary = true;

     * Set binary mode for this Content ResourceComparator. If this
     * attribute is set to false, Resource content will be compared
     * ignoring platform line-ending conventions.
     * Default is <code>true.
     * @param b whether to compare content in binary mode.
    public void setBinary(boolean b) {
        binary = b;

     * Learn whether this Content ResourceComparator is operating in binary mode.
     * @return boolean binary flag.
    public boolean isBinary() {
        return binary;

     * Compare two Resources by content.
     * @param foo the first Resource.
     * @param bar the second Resource.
     * @return a negative integer, zero, or a positive integer as the first
     *         argument is less than, equal to, or greater than the second.
     * @throws BuildException if I/O errors occur.
     * @see, Resource, boolean).
    protected int resourceCompare(Resource foo, Resource bar) {
        try {
            return ResourceUtils.compareContent(foo, bar, !binary);
        } catch (IOException e) {
            throw new BuildException(e);


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