[jcifs] Problems with SmbFile.copyTo()

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Tue Oct 10 16:16:45 GMT 2006

Yes that's a bug. It was probably introduced with that "big
try-catch". Take out the catch and replace it with a finally like:

   1974             dest.close( 0L );
   1975 } finally {
   1976     close();
   1977 }

Let us know how it goes either way.


On Tue, 10 Oct 2006 17:11:11 +0200
aschlett at web.de wrote:

> Hi,
> another problem: 
> I'm copying a file using copyTo() and delete it after. If on the target directory access is denied, I don't get an exception,
> but the following delete call fails because the source file is still open. I looked at SmbFile.java and found that
> copyTo0() has a big try-catch block catching all exceptions, printing them (only in debug mode!) and not closing the source file.
> I think this part is just a big bug, file is not closed, caller doesn't get any information etc.
> Did anyone work on this already? Is this intended behavior? I don't have deep enough knowledge of JCifs to offer a patch,
> but I will change the code for our project to avoid all this.
> Alex
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