The manual page ( is pretty clear about this.
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From:        Yitzchak Lieberman <>
Date:        05/03/2012 08:43 AM
Subject:        chown task in ant
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hi all.

i'm trying to run in ant build the 'chown' task on a specific folder in
order to change it to another owner.

how can i also change in the same task all subdirectories recursively? does
chown has the option to do it?


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