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Subject cvs commit: jakarta-ant/docs/manual/CoreTypes filterset.html
Date Wed, 05 Feb 2003 13:14:34 GMT
conor       2003/02/05 05:14:33

  Modified:    docs/manual/CoreTasks copy.html
               docs/manual/CoreTypes filterset.html
  Add warnings about the interaction of filters and binary files
  PR:	16780
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.14      +10 -0     jakarta-ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks/copy.html
  Index: copy.html
  RCS file: /home/cvs/jakarta-ant/docs/manual/CoreTasks/copy.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.13
  retrieving revision 1.14
  diff -u -w -u -r1.13 -r1.14
  --- copy.html	4 Sep 2002 11:05:16 -0000	1.13
  +++ copy.html	5 Feb 2003 13:14:33 -0000	1.14
  @@ -13,10 +13,20 @@
   only copied if the source file is newer than the destination file,
   or when the destination file does not exist.  However, you can explicitly
   overwrite files with the <code>overwrite</code> attribute.</p>
   <p><a href="../CoreTypes/fileset.html">FileSet</a>s are used to select
   set of files to copy.
   To use a <code>&lt;fileset&gt;</code>, the <code>todir</code>
   must be set.</p>
  +<strong>Note: </strong>If you employ filters in your copy operation, you should

  +limit the copy to text files. Binary files will be corrupted by the copy operation.
  +This applies whether the filters are implicitly defined by the 
  +<a href="filter.html">filter</a> task or explicitly provided to the copy
  +operation as <a href="../CoreTypes/filterset.html">filtersets</a>
   <table border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0">
  1.12      +7 -0      jakarta-ant/docs/manual/CoreTypes/filterset.html
  Index: filterset.html
  RCS file: /home/cvs/jakarta-ant/docs/manual/CoreTypes/filterset.html,v
  retrieving revision 1.11
  retrieving revision 1.12
  diff -u -w -u -r1.11 -r1.12
  --- filterset.html	27 Sep 2002 09:30:37 -0000	1.11
  +++ filterset.html	5 Feb 2003 13:14:33 -0000	1.12
  @@ -28,6 +28,13 @@
   <p>Filtersets are used for doing 
   replacements in tasks such as <code>&lt;copy&gt;</code>, etc.</p>
  +<strong>Note: </strong>When a filterset is used in an operation, the files
  +processed in text mode and the filters applied line by line. This means that
  +the copy operations will typically corrupt binary files. When applying filters
  +you should ensure that the set of files being filtered are all text files.
   <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=2 border=1>

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