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Can someone tell me what im doing wrong here? It seems to execute sometimes and other times it does'nt, im lost as to whats wrong and its driving me up the wall. Logically its corrrect isnt it? The out.prints get executed fine according to the if statements but the file commands dont get executed.

<%
 
 String Approved = request.getParameter("Approved");
       if(Approved.endsWith("s"))
       {
       out.print("yes");
       File file = new File("\\dir\\);
       File dir = new File("\\dir\\newdir");
       boolean success = file.renameTo(new File(dir, file.getName()));
       }
       else if(Approved.endsWith("o"))
       {
         out.print("no");
         File file1 = new File("\\dir\\);
         File dir1 = new File("\\dir\\newdir\\");
         boolean success = file1.renameTo(new File(dir1, file1.getName()));
       }
       else {}
          
%>
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by:ldbkutty
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>> File file = new File("\\dir\\);

should be:

File file = new File("\\dir\\");
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by:CrshUndrPrsre
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Thanks but its still not working
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what do you hope to accomplish with these file commands?
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by:CrshUndrPrsre
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>>File dir1 = new File("\\dir\\newdir\\");
in second if

Should be
>>File dir1 = new File("\\dir\\newdir1\\");

Im just moving the files from one directory to another.
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by:CrshUndrPrsre
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Ive solved it!!

using this:

 while(!success)
         success = file.renameTo(new File(dir, file.getName()));
     
Thanks for your help, ive requested a points refund.
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by:copyPasteGhost
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glad you fixed it.
Cheers,
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No objections here,
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