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doing chown and chmod in java

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Is there a standard java api to do chown and chmod?
I really don't want to have to have to Runtime.getRuntime().exec("chown blah /blah");
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no, there isn't.
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Not that I know of.  I think the reason is that Unix-style permissions are not portable.  FAT32 only have a couple of attributes, and NTFS has ACLs.  But you can use JNI if you really need the functionality.
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sorry, I posted it in a wrong forum, I meant to post it in Java Programming.
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