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From "Sebb (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (IO-157) [FileUtils] Return target File from copyFileToDirectory()
Date Wed, 11 May 2011 20:56:47 GMT


Sebb updated IO-157:

    Comment: was deleted

(was: Changing the return type forces a recompile of existing client code, so is not strictly
(i.e., "drop-in") binary compatible.)

> [FileUtils] Return target File from copyFileToDirectory()
> ---------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: IO-157
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons IO
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Utilities
>    Affects Versions: 1.4
>            Reporter: Kenny MacLeod
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 3.x
> It would be useful if the FileUtils.copyFileToDirectory() method returned the target
file to which it does the copy.  Currently, it creates the target File object, passes it to
copyFile(), and discards the reference.  This could just be returned from the method instead.

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