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From "Shyam Koppikar" <vkopp...@tds.net>
Subject Re: Delete task
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2001 04:12:50 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Glenn McAllister" <glenn@somanetworks.com>
To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2001 6:32 AM
Subject: Re: Delete task


> "Frazier, Scott" wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >         Does ant 1.4 support the notion of deleting a symbolic link as
> > opposed to the file/directory the symlink points to?   I know I can use
the
> > exec task, but I'd rather avoid that if possible.
>
> Not at the moment, no.  There have been a number of discussions about
using
> cannonical filename and whatnot to distinguish between symlinks and the
actual
> files, but I don't recall what came of them.  There was an issue that
wasn't
> resovled with that algorithm if I remember correctly.
>
> Glenn McAllister
> SOMA Networks, Inc.
>
>


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