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Question about Files.WalkFileTree method

Nick Widelec
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Joined: Feb 28, 2013
Posts: 226

The first just requires the starting directory and a FileVisitor object i.e.:

the second:

In a real application I would like to use the following
This works. However it appears to be only FOLLOW_LINKS as a possible choice of a FileVisitOption.
Therefore I wonder why in the second walkFileTree method, the second parameter is a set of FileVisitOption... I mean there is only one possible choice which is FOLLOW_LINKS. Am I missing something?
Thanks in advance.

Stephan van Hulst

Joined: Sep 20, 2010
Posts: 4594

In the future, more values may be added.

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