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Re: [Gluster-devel] Fixing dht rename of directory symlink

From: Emmanuel Dreyfus
Subject: Re: [Gluster-devel] Fixing dht rename of directory symlink
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2011 09:08:38 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 05:56:42PM +0530, Anand Avati wrote:
> Your summary is accurate. Currently distribute assumes link(2)ability of
> non-directories to provide POSIX semantics that the destination path should
> always be accessible if a file already existed at the time of rename(2).

It seems this has been adressed by standards:

The bottom line is just to use lnkat(2) instead of link(2). I will 
implement linkat support in NetBSD

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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