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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Can't delete jar file
Date Thu, 16 Nov 2000 02:15:31 GMT
At 05:49  15/11/00 -0700, you wrote:
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>I've got a task that tries to delete a jar file, but if that jar file
>is in my classpath, Ant won't delete it.  I get the following error
>Unable to delete file foo.jar
>This is pretty annoying.  Any ideas on a workaround or fix?

Not really - it is a feature of certain OSes file locking semantics. (Let
me guess windows ? ;]).  You can try to not always keep it in classpath but
that about is the only option ;(



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