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Re: renaming open files
- To: Robert Collins <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>, ajp at eutechnyx dot com, cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: renaming open files
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2000 14:39:43 -0700 (PDT)
--- Robert Collins <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Earnie Boyd" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
> Sent: Thursday, September 21, 2000 2:06 AM
> Subject: Re: renaming open files
> > --- Andrew Perella <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Is there a version of cygwin that allows renaming of open files?
> > Impossible. It is a limitation of the filesystem.
> theoretical question: would a file system filter be able to achieve this (on
> for files open via programs linked to cygwin1.dll)
Possibly, but to make it work effectively you would also need to add
journaling. Which could be quite handy. BTW some instances of unlink already
queue for delete upon file close, IIRC.
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