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Hi
I am very new to ant, starting to learn actually.I am facing a difficulty, when i run the ant it copies all the files and compiles as stated in the xml file, to the build directory.
when i run the command again it will make a new build directory inside the existing one. SO each time i run the files get doubled and doubled.
Can someone tell me how to get rid of this and each time i run the ant it only re-compiles the java files.
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Pervaiz Gul
 
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Hi
It's a bit difficult to tell what the problem is without a look at your build.xml file. I've never heard of this recursive behaviour before.
Post up details of your compile task so that we can all give it a look over
 
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