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From Mariano Benitez <>
Subject Re: <delete> task for antlib jars
Date Mon, 16 Feb 2004 16:49:58 GMT
I meant an option to delete, not altering the default behaviour, If you 
are sure you are using that file, delete it on exit explicitly.


Stefan Bodewig wrote:

>On Fri, 13 Feb 2004, Mariano Benitez <> wrote:
>>that is why it makes more sense to me to define it as deleteOnExit,
>But what do we display to the user here?
>"Failed to delete but we will try again after Ant has finished -
>please check whether the file is still there after that, if so, the
>build has failed."
>Unless you set quiet to true, failing to delete a file is supposed to
>break the build.  I don't see how we can predict that the failure is
>non-critical, whether deleteOnExit will work or not.
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