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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: Uncheck file operations
Date Sat, 01 Oct 2011 16:32:52 GMT
On 10/1/11 4:32 PM, Felix Knecht wrote:
> Hi
> ApacheDs and probably also Shared has in many locations file 
> operations like File.[delete|mkdir|...] where the return value 
> (true|false) is unchecked. In Java-1.7 exists static methods for this 
> in java.nio.file.Files [1] where an IOException is thrown if the 
> operation fails, in < Java-1.7 a SecurityException is thrown only in 
> some special cases and in all other cases the return value is 'false' 
> and no Exception is thrown [2]. IMO we should check the return value 
> of these operations and throw an IOException if the file/directory 
> couldn't be created/delete/renamed ...
> If wanted I'll create a JIRA and go for it.
Go for it, but keep in mind we still have to support Java 6...

Thanks !

Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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