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From "Jon Madison" <...@tfftech.com>
Subject Re: Unable to delete directory
Date Tue, 15 Jul 2003 17:15:24 GMT
how about adding an attribute or tag that allows the user to select the # of
attempts?

j(granted i haven't seen the extent of the patch...)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stefan Bodewig" <bodewig@apache.org>
To: <user@ant.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2003 10:06 AM
Subject: Re: Unable to delete directory


> On Tue, 15 Jul 2003, Daniel Barclay <Daniel.Barclay@fgm.com> wrote:
>
> > Does it just sleep and then proceed, or does it also wait for
> > successful deletion?
>
> Neither nor.  It tries to delete, sleeps if it fails and tries to
> delete again.  If that second attempt fails, <delete> will fail.
>
> There may be a lot of legitimate reasons why you cannot delete the
> file, trying until you succeed may never return.
>
> Stefan
>
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