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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs
Date Wed, 03 Apr 2002 13:00:06 GMT
On Wed, 3 Apr 2002, Erik Hatcher <>

> This is picking nits, but is it possible that someone has subclassed
> UpToDate and relies on MatchingTask stuff?

Possible, yes.

What shall we do?

<uptodate targetfile="foo">
  <include name="**/*.bar" />

will not exactly do what one might expect if we leave it as a

The only other option I see is to make it a real MatchingTask,
i.e. use the implicit FileSet as if it was specified by a
<sourcefiles> element.


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