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Re: FAT32 svn errors

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-04-15 12:42:11 CEST

Branko Čibej wrote:

>Henrik Holmboe wrote:
>>Hi devs,
>>I'm experiencing problem checking out to FAT32 filesystems, while
>>doing the same operation to NTFS is working without problems. This is
>>on Windows XP SP1.
>Sigh, yes... I haven't tested on FAT in a looong time, and the last time
>I did, I had problems, too. I think we're assuming a rename over an
>existing target is allowed. It's not, on FAT.
Duh, stupid me. That's not allowed on *any* Windows filesystem by default.

>I don't know whether this is something that should be fixed in APR or in

Hmm. Looking at the code, APR is working correctly. So it seems like
we're trying to rename over a file that we still have a handle to. I
dunno why that would work in NTFS but not on FAT.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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