New rename(2) function

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Aug 1 21:03:00 GMT 2007

On Aug  1 18:37, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> [redirected original mail to cygwin-developers]
> On Aug  1 18:31, Eric Blake wrote:
> > Huh?  SUSv3 states this:
> > 
> > "If the old argument and the new argument resolve to the same existing file, 
> > rename() shall return successfully and perform no other action."
> [...]
> *sob*.  This requires to open both files and look for the file id.
> I'm seriously disappointed about this requirement.  You can tell
> that your friend Austin or whatever his name is!!!1!

I've checked in a patch to get on with Doc Austin.


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