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From "Conor MacNeill" <>
Subject RE: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs
Date Wed, 19 Sep 2001 22:55:59 GMT
> From: Magesh Umasankar []
> Sent: Thursday, 20 September 2001 12:19 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: cvs commit:
> jakarta-ant/src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs
> Conor:
> Does this patch resolve Issue 961?
> Thanks,
> Magesh

No, not really. It addresses part of it. Most tasks that deal with files do
not support the specification of the encoding to use when dealing with those
files. I have addressed the issue with respect to replace and sql - or at
least I have made a start on it. We may want to address it in other file
handling tasks as well. copy when filtering probably needs to do it. Fixcrlf
would need more careful thought, I think.

It also gives me an idea for an encoding translation task which would read
in files of one specified encoding and write them out in another specified



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