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

From: Anand Avati
Subject: Re: [Gluster-devel] Fixing dht rename of directory symlink
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2011 16:03:43 +0530

On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 2:38 PM, Emmanuel Dreyfus <address@hidden> wrote:
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

That sounds good! I'm wondering if we should update storage/posix to use POSIX.2008 updates for its syscalls.


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