JDK-4104990 : File.{get,set}Attributes() to access all file attribute information
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: core-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.io
  • Affected Version: 1.1.4
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Duplicate
  • OS: windows_nt
  • CPU: x86
  • Submitted: 1998-01-20
  • Updated: 2009-02-16
  • Resolved: 2009-02-16
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Name: dgC58589			Date: 01/20/98

Add setAttributes and getAttributes for a file.
A logical place would be in the java.io.File class.
(Review ID: 23461)

EVALUATION This feature has been addressed by the new file system API defined by JSR-203.

EVALUATION As a stop gap measuer in mustang, a few new methods have been added to access specific file attributes under bug 6216563. We anticipate that JSR 203 (targetted for dolphin) will provide an interface for efficient access to all file attribute information.

WORK AROUND Name: dgC58589 Date: 01/20/98 perform a platform dependent system call to set the attribute of a file or directory. ======================================================================