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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: fileset: exlude a dir not to be touched by ant?
Date Fri, 15 Nov 2002 07:37:44 GMT
On Thu, 14 Nov 2002, Rolf Schumacher <>

> It should not touch the directory System Volume Information.  I
> believe that this is a special entry in the directory that leads to
> an error message even if ant asks for read only.

I'm afraid this happens before Ant actually looks at the file names.

If you do a File#list on C:\ from a simple test program, do you get
similar errors?  It looks as if listing it may be enough to get you
into trouble (as Ant really shouldn't try to access it after that).


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