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From SHAILJA <shalja.ru...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ant1.8 copy task gives error "Failed to copy" with "Permission denied"
Date Mon, 07 Jun 2010 07:10:19 GMT

Hi Stefan,

>>
/u/kumari/ant> less less build.xml 
<project> 
<target name="install_scripts"> 
 <copy file="${basedir}/myfile.txt" tofile="/u/kumari/myfile.txt"/> 
 <chmod file="/u/kumari/myfile.txt" perm="555"/> </target> 
 </project> 
>>

I tried with apache-ant-1.8.1 also and got same error as previous append.


>>
i.e. add a filterset that doesn't change your files at 
all)
>>

Can you please suggest me what kind of filter set I can use to copy and
change mode of this file.



Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> 
> On 2010-05-18, SHAILJA <shalja.rudra@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> 
>>> Sounds like you are hitting the problem described in the recently opened
>>> <https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=49261>
> 
>> When the above mentioned bug will be fixed?
> 
> Like the bug report says, it is already fixed in trunk and will be fixed
> in the next release (after 1.8.1).  The fix may not be what you expect,
> though.  The next release will never overwrite read-only files with
> <copy> unless you explicitly set a force attribute to make it do so.
> 
> For Ant 1.8.0 and 1.8.1 there is a workaround - make <copy> use the
> filtering mode (i.e. add a filterset that doesn't change your files at
> all) and it will overwrite read-only files just like 1.7.1 did.  This
> workaround won't work anymore with the next release.
> 
> Stefan
> 
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