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From "Elankath, Tarun (Cognizant)" <>
Subject RE: fileset: exlude a dir not to be touched by ant?
Date Fri, 15 Nov 2002 07:05:07 GMT

	I just did a test by creating a "System Volume Information"
directory here, putting some files inside it and running the delete task on
it. It worked with no problems on windows.
	I suggest you try doing the same and figuring out whether only the
special "System Volume Information" on C:\  gives the problem that you
mention or it happens for any directory with the given name.

	In case the latter occurs (rather doubtful), just try upgrading your
java and ant. I wouldn't know what to do incase the former occurs. I can't
try your script here on C:\ for obvious reasons :-)
	I can only suggest trying both the full name "System Volume
Information" or the DOS name  System~1

Hope that helps,

-----Original Message-----
From: Rolf Schumacher []
Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2002 8:13 PM
To: Ant Users List
Subject: Re: fileset: exlude a dir not to be touched by ant?

Thank you, Tarun, but this trial fails as well.
It looks to me as if - for some reason -
Ant tries to open a dircetory
even if it should not do anything with it.

Elankath, Tarun (Cognizant) wrote:

>do a 
><exclude name="**/System*/**" />
>for excluding all directories having "System" in their paths.

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