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Java - Ant tags/keywords

baseselector, buildexception, buildexception, file, file, filenamemapper, fileutils, identitymapper, invalid, io, mapper, mapper, mappingselector, string, string

The source code

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 * A mapping selector is an abstract class adding mapping support to the base
 * selector
public abstract class MappingSelector extends BaseSelector {

    /** Utilities used for file operations */
    private static final FileUtils FILE_UTILS = FileUtils.getFileUtils();

    // CheckStyle:VisibilityModifier OFF - bc

    protected File targetdir = null;
    protected Mapper mapperElement = null;
    protected FileNameMapper map = null;
    protected int granularity = 0;

    // CheckStyle:VisibilityModifier ON

     * Creates a new <code>MappingSelector instance.
    public MappingSelector() {
        granularity = (int) FILE_UTILS.getFileTimestampGranularity();

     * The name of the file or directory which is checked for out-of-date
     * files.
     * @param targetdir the directory to scan looking for files.
    public void setTargetdir(File targetdir) {
        this.targetdir = targetdir;

     * Defines the FileNameMapper to use (nested mapper element).
     * @return a mapper to be configured
     * @throws BuildException if more that one mapper defined
    public Mapper createMapper() throws BuildException {
        if (mapperElement != null) {
            throw new BuildException("Cannot define more than one mapper");
        mapperElement = new Mapper(getProject());
        return mapperElement;

     * Checks to make sure all settings are kosher. In this case, it
     * means that the dest attribute has been set and we have a mapper.
    public void verifySettings() {
        if (targetdir == null) {
            setError("The targetdir attribute is required.");
        if (mapperElement == null) {
            map = new IdentityMapper();
        } else {
            map = mapperElement.getImplementation();
        if (map == null) {
            setError("Could not set <mapper> element.");

     * The heart of the matter. This is where the selector gets to decide
     * on the inclusion of a file in a particular fileset.
     * @param basedir the base directory the scan is being done from
     * @param filename is the name of the file to check
     * @param file is a object the selector can use
     * @return whether the file should be selected or not
    public boolean isSelected(File basedir, String filename, File file) {

        // throw BuildException on error

        // Determine file whose out-of-dateness is to be checked
        String[] destfiles = map.mapFileName(filename);
        // If filename does not match the To attribute of the mapper
        // then filter it out of the files we are considering
        if (destfiles == null) {
            return false;
        // Sanity check
        if (destfiles.length != 1 || destfiles[0] == null) {
            throw new BuildException("Invalid destination file results for "
                    + targetdir.getName() + " with filename " + filename);
        String destname = destfiles[0];
        File destfile = new File(targetdir, destname);

        boolean selected = selectionTest(file, destfile);
        return selected;

     * this test is our selection test that compared the file with the destfile
     * @param srcfile file to test; may be null
     * @param destfile destination file
     * @return true if source file compares with destination file
    protected abstract boolean selectionTest(File srcfile, File destfile);

     * Sets the number of milliseconds leeway we will give before we consider
     * a file out of date. Defaults to 2000 on MS-DOS derivatives and 1000 on
     * others.
     * @param granularity the leeway in milliseconds
    public void setGranularity(int granularity) {
        this.granularity = granularity;


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