rename() is sometimes unsafe on remote drives.

Kazuhiro Fujieda
Mon Apr 17 19:49:00 GMT 2000

>>> On Mon, 17 Apr 2000 20:50:14 -0400
>>> Chris Faylor <> said:

> If, for some reason, the MoveFile of an existing
> file fails, the target file will be gone.  rename on UNIX doesn't work
> this way.

I have never been experienced this case. I tried to create the
case so MoveFile fails and removes the target file, but could
not. Can someone present an example of the case to me?
  | AIST      Kazuhiro Fujieda <>
  | HOKURIKU  School of Information Science
o_/ 1990      Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

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