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From "T Master" <>
Subject Re: Changing file permissions in Win32
Date Sat, 19 Jan 2002 00:17:16 GMT
The problem is, java only supports a File.setReadOnly()  method.
Even this on Win2000 is unreliable.

There is no File.allowWritePermission() and  File.allowReadPermission() in
Java unfortunately.

A true  fully functioning <chmod> task  would probably make system calls for
adding read/write permission.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ron Coutts" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 4:45 PM
Subject: Changing file permissions in Win32

Does anyone know a task for changing a file permission in Win32, like
the 'chmod' task does in Unix?  I need to change a read-write file to a


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