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Copying a subdirectory hierarchy containing variable intermediate subdirecto

### Copying a subdirectory hierarchy containing variable intermediate subdirecto

2007-08-08       - By Laszlo Szabo

Thanks Steve - it worked! (There was just a small typo with the & but after
removing it I got exactly what I required. Thanks again.

On 08/08/2007, Laszlo Szabo <laszlo.a.szabo@(protected)> wrote:
>
> I'm trying to copy a subdirectory and its contents when it is separated
> from the root directory by a couple of directories that are machine
> generated and therefore have variable names.
>
> For example in the following directory structure:
> C:\BUILDS\Proj1_Code\devbuild\385633b5\f0e5959c\ejbModule
>
> The 'root' directory for the build is C:\BUILDS\Proj1_Code\devbuild
> The generated directories are 385633b5 and f0e5959c
> The directory that I want to copy is ejbModule.
>
> Is there an easy way to do this? The following copies everything below the
> root which is not what I want (I only want ejbModule and its contents).
>
> <copy todir="\${build.dir}/test" >
>                         <fileset dir="C:/BUILDS/Proj1_Code/devbuild">
>                            <include name="**/ejbModule/**"/>
>                         </fileset>
>
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