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File-listFiles()

Alec Porter
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Joined: Sep 05, 2010
Posts: 29
So I'm trying to get the class files by calling listFiles()



For the parent file I'm getting my class directory which is what I want.



but it's returning null. On the java API it says for that method that "If this abstract pathname does not denote a directory, then this method returns null. " Event though I know it has the correct directory I need and there are files in it. So why does this happen?
Andrey Kozhanov
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Joined: Mar 12, 2010
Posts: 79
I believe your problem is in URL-encoded name of the directory you want. Replacing %20 with spaces should solve the problem.
Alec Porter
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Joined: Sep 05, 2010
Posts: 29
Why is it doing that and how do I fix it?
Andrey Kozhanov
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Joined: Mar 12, 2010
Posts: 79
This is just my suggestion, so no idea why this is happening. But to check whether i am right is rather easy:
Alec Porter
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Joined: Sep 05, 2010
Posts: 29
Well that fixed it. Thanks, not sure why it does that though.
 
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