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Re: fix for rename function on Mingw

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: fix for rename function on Mingw
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2009 06:53:31 +0100
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Ben Pfaff wrote:
> On the Windows platform, Microsoft documents the rename function
> as refusing to replace existing destination files. ...
> Here is a gnulib commit that I am proposing.  It (cross)compiles
> on Mingw, but I am waiting to hear back from my Windows tester to
> find out whether it actually solves the problem for him.
> Comments?

How does MoveFileEx with MOVEFILE_REPLACE_EXISTING behave when
the destination file exists and is a hard link [1] to another file? Will
the other file see some changes? I.e. will the hard linked file be
overwritten, or will the hard link be broken (as on POSIX systems)?



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