[OT] "renaming file immediately after close fails" problem

Earnie Boyd earnie@users.sourceforge.net
Wed May 16 12:27:00 GMT 2012

On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 8:15 AM, Václav Zeman wrote:
> On 16 May 2012 12:49, Nick Lowe wrote:
>> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 11:46 AM, Václav Zeman wrote:
>>> Hi.
>>> This is unrelated to Cygwin directly. I am having problems in my
>>> library that renaming files sometimes fails right after the file is
>>> closed. I vaguely remember seeing same or similar problems being
>>> discussed in this mailing list but I cannot find the emails. Could any
>>> of you remember discussions about this problem and its conclusions?
>> Are you waiting for the file handle to become signalled before
>> attempting a rename?
> There is no file handle directly involved.

I suspect BLODA[2].

[1] http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#TOFU
[2] http://cygwin.com/faq/faq.using.html#faq.using.bloda

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