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How can I capture a file 's date to a property?

2007-07-12       - By Rebhan, Gilbert
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-----Original Message-----
From: cknell@(protected) [mailto:cknell@(protected)]
Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2007 9:21 PM
To: user@(protected)
Subject: How can I capture a file's date to a property?

I've have found several tasks for copying and renaming files and
directories, but no way to get the file's date-stamp.

i would go via <script> i.e.

with jruby
<project name="bla" default="main" basedir=".">
 <target name="depends">
 <scriptdef name="filemod" language="ruby">
  <attribute name="fname"/>
  <attribute name="prop"/>
   attr = $bsf.lookupBean("attributes")
   fname = attr.get("fname")
   prop = attr.get("prop")
   $project.setNewProperty "filename", fname
    $project.setNewProperty prop, t.strftime("%m.%d.%Y")

<filemod fname="y:/test.txt"


 <target name="main" depends="depends">
     ${filename} last modified => ${fmod}

see other time formatting possibilities

or with javascript
<scriptdef name="filemod" language="javascript">
<attribute name="fname"/>
<attribute name="prop"/>
 fname = attributes.get("fname");
 prop = attributes.get("prop");
 f = new;
 date = new Date(f.lastModified());
 project.setNewProperty("filename", f);
 project.setNewProperty(prop, date);

have a look at java.util.Date apidocs if
you need other time formatting

Regards, Gilbert

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