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java file.CanExecute always returns true on an AIX machine

Mahita Ande
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Joined: Sep 26, 2012
Posts: 16
Hi,
I have an application which has to check execution permissions for using the scripts. I am using java file.CanExecute method for this. This methods returns correct boolean when I run the app on HP-UX pr Linux machine. However when I run it on AIX machine it always returns True. Please advise how this can be fixed to return the correct boolean on AIX machine too.

Thank you,
Mahita
K. Gil
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Joined: Apr 29, 2011
Posts: 75

canExecute ()

"Tests whether or not this process is allowed to execute this file. Note that this is a best-effort result; the only way to be certain is to actually attempt the operation."

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public boolean canExecute() {
1521 SecurityManager security = System.getSecurityManager();
1522 if (security != null) {
1523 security.checkExec(path);
1524 }
1525 return fs.checkAccess(this, FileSystem.ACCESS_EXECUTE);
1526 }
1527

Returns:
true if and only if the abstract pathname exists and the application is allowed to execute the file
Throws:
java.lang.SecurityException If a security manager exists and its java.lang.SecurityManager.checkExec(java.lang.String) method denies execute access to the file

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Any "java.lang.SecurityException"s on AIX?



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