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File.renameTo acting slower

Alejandro Tovar Lanz
Alejandro Tovar Lanz Member Posts: 1,631 Bronze Trophy
edited Feb 17, 2017 11:42AM in Java Programming

Hi,

We are using this method as part of automation process. After a lot of debugging we hit the head of the nail by isolating the call file file.renameTo(destFile);

Version 1.6

This is a PROD environment and it takes around 3 seconds to the the copy. In QA the same method goes through immediately. According to the documentation:

Many aspects of the behavior of this method are inherently

     * platform-dependent: The rename operation might not be able to move a

     * file from one filesystem to another, it might not be atomic, and it

     * might not succeed if a file with the destination abstract pathname

     * already exists.  The return value should always be checked to make sure

     * that the rename operation was successful.

So this may be an issue of the OS rather than the java class.

Any idea how to go about this?

Regards

Alejandro

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