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Re: [IO] Robust file remover, other Windows-specific enhancements


After looking through the open issues and PRs for IO, I don't see anything
similar, though there is https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IO-295 which
may be related to junctions as well. This may also be a nice opportunity to
introduce a PathUtils class similar to FileUtils since IO already uses Java
7.

On Fri, 21 Dec 2018 at 10:57, Matt Sicker <boards@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I've been refactoring some IO code in Jenkins lately that are similar to
> the FileUtils delete family of methods. I had originally wanted to replace
> them with calls to FileUtils, but I noticed that we had a more
> sophisticated strategy for retrying deletes and other workarounds for
> (usually) Windows-specific problems (e.g., you can't delete an open file in
> Windows; this can be commonly caused by things like virus scanners which
> cause ephemeral errors).
>
> My Jenkins code is here [1], and I was wondering if I could work on
> contributing some of this logic back to commons-io in some way. There may
> also be some useful utilities to include regarding Windows-specific
> symbolic link/directory junction manipulation, too.
>
> [1]: https://github.com/jenkinsci/jenkins/pull/3812
>
> --
> Matt Sicker <boards@xxxxxxxxx>
>


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