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Mathias Nilsson
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I have build a server that sends job to other servers ( not built by me )
The 3 party servers has a hotfolder attached and check for 2 files that my server has copied to them. When the hotfolder is empty the 3 party server is done.

My problem is that File.exists returns true even if the file doens not exist. Maybe because the server removes the files at the same time I call File.exists over network.

how can I be sure that the folder is empty? I Use a loop now but it doesn't work.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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