org.gridlab.gat.io.attributes
Interface PosixFileAttributes

All Superinterfaces:
BasicFileAttributes

public interface PosixFileAttributes
extends BasicFileAttributes

File attributes associated with files on file systems used by operating systems that implement the Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) family of standards.

The POSIX attributes of a file are retrieved using a PosixFileAttributeView by invoking its readAttributes method.

Since:
1.7

Method Summary
 GroupPrincipal group()
          Returns the group owner of the file.
 UserPrincipal owner()
          Returns the owner of the file.
 Set<PosixFilePermission> permissions()
          Returns the permissions of the file.
 
Methods inherited from interface org.gridlab.gat.io.attributes.BasicFileAttributes
creationTime, fileKey, isDirectory, isOther, isRegularFile, isSymbolicLink, lastAccessTime, lastModifiedTime, linkCount, resolution, size
 

Method Detail

owner

UserPrincipal owner()
Returns the owner of the file.

Returns:
the file owner
See Also:
FileOwnerAttributeView.setOwner(org.gridlab.gat.io.attributes.UserPrincipal)

group

GroupPrincipal group()
Returns the group owner of the file.

Returns:
the file group owner
See Also:
PosixFileAttributeView.setGroup(org.gridlab.gat.io.attributes.GroupPrincipal)

permissions

Set<PosixFilePermission> permissions()
Returns the permissions of the file. The file permissions are returned as a set of PosixFilePermission elements. The returned set is a copy of the file permissions and is modifiable. This allows the result to be modified and passed to the setPermissions method to update the file's permissions.

Returns:
the file permissions
See Also:
PosixFileAttributeView.setPermissions(java.util.Set)