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From Stuart Roebuck <stuart.roeb...@adolos.co.uk>
Subject Re: FTP & Directories
Date Mon, 22 Jan 2001 09:46:13 GMT
Alanis,

Which version of Ant are you using?

I submitted a patch to fix this a few weeks back and I think it has been included into the
current CVS, but it wasn't in there when 1.2 was released.

Stuart.


On Sunday, January 21, 2001, at 10:18 PM, Carbon wrote:

> The FTP task seems to work well when transferring entire subdirectories, 
> but it has trouble when parts of the directory structure already exist. 
> For example, if I have a local directory structure like this: 
>  
> DirA 
> | 
> +-DirB 
>   | 
>   |-file1 
>   |-file2 
>  
> And I run the following target: 
>  
>    <ftp 
>     server="${SERVER}" 
>     userid="${USERID}" 
>     password="${PASSWORD}" 
>     remotedir="{~/${USERID}/A" 
>     verbose="yes" 
>     depends="yes"> 
>     <fileset dir="${USERID}/A"/> 
>    </ftp> 
>  
> Then the structure is created on the remote machine and the files are 
> transferred. Now, if I 'touch' file2 or file2 and run the target again 
> I get the following error: 
>  
>       [ftp] sending files 
>       [ftp] transferring [OMITTED]/A/B/file1 
>  
> BUILD FAILED 
>  
> build.xml:[LINENUM]: could not create directory: 521 
> "[OMITTED]/A/B" directory exists 
>  
> So, it seems that the task needs to check for the existence of the 
> directory ahead of time, or ignore such an error. I'm not sure what the 
> best approach would be. 
>  
> Thanks, 
>  
> Alanis S. Sinala 
>  
>  
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Stuart Roebuck                                  stuart.roebuck@adolos.com
Lead Developer                               Java, XML, MacOS X, XP, etc.
ADOLOS                                             http://www.adolos.com/
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