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Hi,
i am creating my ant file "build.xml". What does the variable fileset means here:
 <!-- Executable Targets -->  
 <target name= "create-war">
    <property name= "war-base" value="${local-tomcat}/Webapps/antJUnitJDK5Features/"/>

       <war destfile="${build}/antJUnitJDK5Features.war" Webxml="${basedir}/WEB-INF/Web.xml">
           <fileset dir="${basedir}/html"/> //<<<<<================================= Here
            <classes dir= "${basedir}/WebContent/WEB-INF/classes">
                      <exclude name="index.html"/>
                      <exclude name="Web.xml"/>
                      <exclude name="antJUnitJDK5Features.war"/>
              </classes>
        </war>
  </target>
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I am asking because i don't have any /html directory in basedir.

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should just create one or this /html dir should be an existing dir?
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you should create it

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>you should create it
but what is that used for?
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its a directory containing files you want included in the war

http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTasks/war.html

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>its a directory containing files you want included in the war
I am doing the tutorial at http://java.sys-con.com/author/minkin.htm,
i did not have to include any file in the /html but everything is working fine.
I am just wondering i am missing something.
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>perhaps its a standard build script they use in different
>projects and for this tutorial there are no html files so it isn't needed.
I think you are right.

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