JDK-6216563 : Need capability to manipulate more file access attributes in File class
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: core-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.io
  • Affected Version: 5.0
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: other
  • CPU: x86
  • Submitted: 2005-01-12
  • Updated: 2017-05-16
  • Resolved: 2005-09-04
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JDK 6
6 b51Fixed
Description
Some applications need to toggle file readonly flag. Currently it's not supported by Java APIs. There is missing reverse operation to File.setReadOnly.

My application is source versioning system client.
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Comments
EVALUATION Adding following methods in Mustang setWritable(boolean writable, boolean ownerOnly); setReadable(boolean readable, boolean ownerOnly) setExecutable(boolean executable, boolean ownerOnly); setExecutable(boolean executable); setReadable(boolean readable); setWritable(boolean writable); canExecute();
2005-08-05