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exlude file type to war in Eclipse

 
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hi,
how can I exclude from exportation into a war file, of a web application, a specified type of file (for example microsoft visual sourcesafe "vss" file)?

Thanks a lot!
 
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I think this is not easy with the standard JAR tool, because it does not have a command line option to exclude a particular kind of file.

If you're using Ant you can specify this with an "excludes" attribute in your build.xml:

<jar destfile="myapp.jar" basedir="." excludes="**/*.vss"/>
 
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Richard,
With Eclipse, you can select specific files to exclude. You would have to get all the version control files one at a time though.

I agree with Jesper that Ant is the way to go.
 
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