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Re: cvs commit: src/sys/kern vfs_syscalls.c

From: "Simon 'corecode' Schubert" <corecode@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 12:19:15 +0200

On 15.08.2005, at 12:10, Xin LI wrote:
But, in fact, the case CAN happen if you rename a file to another that
happens to be a hardlink to the first. The rename operations appears to
The FreeBSD behavior was intentional.  I think this change violates
POSIX, which states:

"If the old argument and the new argument resolve to the same existing
file, rename() shall return successfully and perform no other action."

I think they mean "file name", not "physical data" (= inode). Like mv /usr/src/sys/sys/../Makefile.inc /sys/Makefile.inc

which resolves to the same file (through a .. and a symlink)


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