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Subject [jira] [Closed] (IO-401) [IO] copyFileToDirectory - Over-Write File
Date Fri, 25 Oct 2013 00:01:03 GMT


BELUGA BEHR closed IO-401.

    Resolution: Invalid

> [IO] copyFileToDirectory - Over-Write File
> ------------------------------------------
>                 Key: IO-401
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons IO
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Utilities
>    Affects Versions: 2.4
>            Reporter: BELUGA BEHR
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 2.5
> I came across a small annoyance at work today.  I have code that takes a file and copies
it to a mounted directory on a remote server.  I am using FileUtils.copyFileToDirectory()
to do the move, but it does not have an overwrite flag.  If something goes wrong with the
file transfer over the network, and only part of the file is transferred, all subsequent attempts
are blocked by the fact that the file "already exists."  I would like to see another overloaded
copyFileToDirectory() method with a flag to overwrite the file if it already exists.  The
current behavior is to throw an IoException.
> Thanks!

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