Folder ClassMSBuild Extension Pack Help 4.0.12.0
Valid TaskActions are:

AddSecurity (Required: Path, Users Optional: AccessType, Permission)

DeleteAll (Required: Path, Match)

Get (Required: Path Optional: Match, Recursive)

Move (Required: Path, TargetPath)

RemoveContent (Required: Path Optional: Force, RetryCount)

RemoveSecurity (Required: Path, Users Optional: AccessType)

Remote Execution Support: No

Inheritance Hierarchy

SystemObject
  Microsoft.Build.UtilitiesTask
    MSBuild.ExtensionPackBaseTask
      MSBuild.ExtensionPack.FileSystemFolder

Namespace: MSBuild.ExtensionPack.FileSystem
Assembly: MSBuild.ExtensionPack (in MSBuild.ExtensionPack.dll) Version: 4.0.0.0

The Folder type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  NameDescription
Public methodFolder
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Properties

  NameDescription
Public propertyAccessType
Set the AccessType. Can be Allow or Deny. Default is Allow.
Public propertyFolders
Gets the folder list
Public propertyForce
Sets a value indicating whether to delete readonly files when performing RemoveContent
Public propertyMatch
Sets the regular expression to match in the name of a folder for Delete. Case is ignored.
Public propertyPath
Sets the path to remove content from, or the base path for Delete
Public propertyPermission
A comma-separated list of FileSystemRights.
Public propertyRecursive
Set to true to perform a recursive scan. Default is false.
Public propertyRetryCount
Sets a value indicating how many times to retry removing the content, e.g. if files are temporarily locked. Default is 5. The retry occurs every 5 seconds.
Public propertyTargetPath
Sets the TargetPath for a renamed folder
Public propertyUsers
Sets the users collection. Use the Permission metadata tag to specify permissions. Separate pemissions with a comma.

Read,etc

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Examples

<Project ToolsVersion="4.0" DefaultTargets="Default" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003">
    <PropertyGroup>
        <TPath>$(MSBuildProjectDirectory)\..\MSBuild.ExtensionPack.tasks</TPath>
        <TPath Condition="Exists('$(MSBuildProjectDirectory)\..\..\Common\MSBuild.ExtensionPack.tasks')">$(MSBuildProjectDirectory)\..\..\Common\MSBuild.ExtensionPack.tasks</TPath>
    </PropertyGroup>
    <Import Project="$(TPath)"/>
    <Target Name="Default">
        <ItemGroup>
            <Users Include="AReadUser">
                <Permission>ExecuteFile, Read</Permission>
            </Users>
            <Users Include="AChangeUser">
                <Permission>FullControl</Permission>
            </Users>
            <FoldersToPermission Include="c:\az">
                <Account>Performance Log Users</Account>
                <Permission>Read,Write,Modify,Delete</Permission>
                <AccessType>Allow</AccessType>
            </FoldersToPermission>
            <FoldersToPermission Include="c:\az">
                <Account>AChangeUser</Account>
                <Permission>Read,Write,Modify,Delete</Permission>
                <AccessType>Allow</AccessType>
            </FoldersToPermission>
            <FoldersToRemovePermissions Include="c:\az">
                <Account>Performance Log Users</Account>
                <Permission>Read,Write,Modify,Delete</Permission>
            </FoldersToRemovePermissions>
        </ItemGroup>
        <Microsoft.Build.Tasks.MakeDir Directories="c:\Demo2;c:\Demo1;c:\ddd"/>
        <Microsoft.Build.Tasks.RemoveDir Directories="C:\adeeeee"/>
        <!-- Add security for users -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.FileSystem.Folder TaskAction="AddSecurity" Path="c:\Demo2" Users="@(Users)"/>
        <!-- Remove security for users -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.FileSystem.Folder TaskAction="RemoveSecurity" Path="c:\Demo2" Users="@(Users)"/>
        <!-- Add Deny security for users -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.FileSystem.Folder TaskAction="AddSecurity" AccessType="Deny" Path="c:\Demo2" Users="@(Users)"/>
        <!-- Remove Deny security for users -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.FileSystem.Folder TaskAction="RemoveSecurity" AccessType="Deny" Path="c:\Demo2" Users="@(Users)"/>
        <!-- Delete all folders matching a given name -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.FileSystem.Folder TaskAction="DeleteAll" Path="c:\Demo2" Match="_svn"/>
        <!-- Remove all content from a folder whilst maintaining the target folder -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.FileSystem.Folder TaskAction="RemoveContent" Path="c:\Demo"/>
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.FileSystem.Folder TaskAction="AddSecurity" AccessType="%(FoldersToPermission.AccessType)" Path="%(FoldersToPermission.Identity)" Users="%(FoldersToPermission.Account)" Permission="%(FoldersToPermission.Permission)"/>
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.FileSystem.Folder TaskAction="RemoveSecurity" AccessType="%(FoldersToRemovePermissions.AccessType)" Path="%(FoldersToRemovePermissions.Identity)" Users="%(FoldersToRemovePermissions.Account)" Permission="%(FoldersToRemovePermissions.Permission)"/>
        <!-- Move a folder -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.FileSystem.Folder TaskAction="Move" Path="c:\Demo1" TargetPath="C:\adeeeee"/>
        <!-- Lets copy a selection of folders to multiple locations -->
        <MSBuild.ExtensionPack.FileSystem.Folder TaskAction="Get" Path="c:\ddd">
            <Output TaskParameter="Folders" ItemName="FoundFolders"/>
        </MSBuild.ExtensionPack.FileSystem.Folder>
        <Message Text="%(FoundFolders.Identity)"/>
        <ItemGroup>
            <MyWebService Include="C:\a\Dist\**\*.*">
                <ToDir>%(FoundFolders.Identity)</ToDir>
            </MyWebService>
        </ItemGroup>
        <!-- Copy using the metadata -->
        <Copy SourceFiles="@(MyWebService)" DestinationFolder="%(ToDir)\%(RecursiveDir)" />
    </Target>
</Project>
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