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Ant target for gzipping multiple files
<target name="compress">
<!-- store filenames in a property delimited by ; -->
<pathconvert pathsep=";" property="compress.jsfiles">
<fileset dir="${build.dir}" includes="*.js"/>
</pathconvert>
<script language="javascript"><![CDATA[
importPackage(java.io);
//get the property and convert to an array
var files = project.getProperty("compress.jsfiles").split(";"),
gzip,
i,
len;
for (i=0, len=files.length; i < len; i++) {
//create new gzip task
gzip = project.createTask("gzip");
gzip.setSrc(new File(files[i]));
gzip.setDestfile(new File(files[i].replace(".js", ".js.gz")));
gzip.perform();
}
]]> </script>
</target>
@greenkiwi

Thank you very much. This was extremely helpful

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