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From "Magesh Umasankar" <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] PropertyCopy and Foreach (NEW OPTIONAL TASKS)
Date Wed, 26 Sep 2001 17:09:46 GMT

As an aside, if Fileset can take in an additional 
parameter like order="NAME, TIME DESC, SIZE", etc., 
or something to this effect, ANT *can* guarantee the
order.  Whether we want to do that is another question.


On Tue, 25 Sep 2001 Stefan Bodewig wrote :
> Most "foreach" tasks I've seen so far iterate over a 
> <fileset>, as Ant doesn't guarantee the order by which 
> the files in the fileset will be returned (it is 
> platform and probably even JVM dependent), any 
> guarantee for the task would be quite weak.
> ...
> Stefan

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