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From Ken Wood <>
Subject Re: Windows Directory Locking
Date Wed, 01 Aug 2001 01:31:13 GMT
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Alex Jeannopoulos wrote:
> I haven't seen this on the list, so here is my question. Is there any way to
> force ant to delete a directory even if it is open by another process. On
> windows if I have explorer open to a directory which is to be deleted, and I
> launch my ant script it will fail since explorer holds a lock on directory
> and the build depends on the clean process. I have a feeling its an OS
> feature but I figured maybe someone has an answer for it.
> Alex Jeannopoulos

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