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Re: B20: mv deletes files on error (NT)
- To: Bernard Dautrevaux <DAUTREVAUX@microprocess.com>
- Subject: Re: B20: mv deletes files on error (NT)
- From: Corinna Vinschen <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 14:51:50 +0200
- CC: "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" <email@example.com>, cygwin users <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- References: <8135911A809AD211AF6300A02480D175034943@IIS000.microdata.fr>
Bernard Dautrevaux wrote:
> If I correctly understand this thread it seems the problem is that under
> cygwin Foo and foo have different inode numbers :-<; why not base the
> inode number for a file to its first sector (or cluster) number? (I know
> this is simple in FAT, its in the directory entry, and it should be
> quite readily available under NTFS also).
It's already solved. Windows administers an i-node like number for every
file, which is accessible via `GetFileInformationByHandle()'. This number
is used in the recent snapshots, to generate the i-node number.
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