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From "Dominique Devienne" <ddevie...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ant holds on to jar, preventing deletion?
Date Tue, 24 Jul 2007 16:14:36 GMT
Try forking your <javac> task, which may be the one holding on to the jars. --DD

On 7/24/07, Jay Dickon Glanville <dickon.glanville@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all.
>
> I'm dealing with a "can't delete file" problem, but one with a slight
> twist.  I believe the situation might be that ant has a handle on a
> jar file, which is then preventing it from being deleted.  (Note, this
> is windows specific.)
>
> The sequence of events goes like this:
>  - create jar file from XML code (XML-Beans)
>  - use jar file in classpath to compile other files
>  - delete jar file HD
> I know that there are no other processes holding that file, as I just
> created it (that, and there are no other processes on my machine).
>
> Does this make sense?  If so, is there a solution?
>
> JDG
>
> --
> Jay Dickon Glanville
>
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