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From Ryan McKinley <ryan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: VFS LocalFile#getLocalFile() protected?
Date Fri, 15 May 2009 06:29:30 GMT
I wish I had asked sooner!

that is perfect.

thanks!



On May 15, 2009, at 2:13 AM, Mario Ivankovits wrote:

> Hi!
>
> Not every FileObject can be represented as a local file, and thus  
> getLocalFile ist protected.
>
> What you can do is to replicate the file:
>
> File file = fileObject.getFileSystem().replicateFile(fileObject,  
> Selectors.SELECT_SELF);
>
> For the local filesystem this simply exposes the local file object  
> (no real replication takes place). For any other file object, e.g. a  
> reference to a file within a zip file real replication takes place  
> and the file will be copied to a temporary place.
>
> Ciao,
> Mario
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ryan McKinley [mailto:ryantxu@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 15, 2009 4:37 AM
> To: user@commons.apache.org
> Subject: VFS LocalFile#getLocalFile() protected?
>
> Is there any reason LocalFile#getLocalFile() is protected rather then
> public?
>
> Since the process to reconstruct a File object is kinda clunky, it
> would be nice to just have access directly to the file object.
>
> ryan
>
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