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From Glenn McAllister <>
Subject Re: Delete task
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2001 13:32:49 GMT
"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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