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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Avoid canonicalization of symlinks
Date Wed, 04 Jul 2001 14:21:20 GMT
On Tue, 26 Jun 2001, Jesse Glick <> wrote:

> I have some memory of a similar thread coming up on the list before
> but don't remember any particular resolution.
I don't think there has been some kind of resolution - it came at the
wrong time (preparation of the 1.3 release).

> The attached patch avoids any use of File.getCanonicalPath() within
> the Ant core.

I've just started to tackle the symlink related bug reports - to me it
looks as if your approach (not using the canonical path) would be the
better approach.


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