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From Peter Reilly <>
Subject Re: Poor support for selectors
Date Fri, 12 Mar 2004 13:15:15 GMT
If you use beanshell 2.0x (which you do!), you can use
a normal script task to create a selector.

Jose Alberto Fernandez wrote:

>I need to construct a fileset using rules a little bit out of the
>and I an having a very hard time trying to do it in ANT.
>What I need is to be able to match filenames using egexp rules for the
>The only regexp things we have for selectors looks at the content of the
>and the only things to select of filenames, use ANT's filename
>We do not provide either a scriptselector (like we provide a script
>Shall we try to close some of this gaps in 1.6.x? Or shall we wait for
>1.7 and the new role based code.
>I think one thing we should do in 1.7 is take a look at the all the core
>features: filters, mappers, selectors, conditions, etc. And make sure we
>provide simillar strength across the board (by prviding scriptXXX for
>all) at a minimum.
>Jose Alberto
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