using ant for non-compiling
Posted on 2006-10-20
In MS windows, I have a set of source files that I convert to another format using a .bat file and then combine into a single file.
I would like to be able to reprocess by only converting the source files that changed, and then combining the files. This seems
really similar to how ant processes javac, but I don't know how to make this work for .bat files instead. How would I create
an ant build.xml to do this?
for example, I have
using convert.bat on each separate file, I create
copy aaa.out+bbb.out+ccc.out+...+zzz.out myfile
but I only want to convert.bat the .txt files that have changed, so
that if the ggg.out timestamp is after the ggg.txt timestamp, just