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Re: svn rev 7611: FAIL (i386-unknown-freebsdelf5.0 static ra_local)

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-11-03 08:00:40 CET

brane@xbc.nu wrote:

>BUILD: Revision 7611 on i386-unknown-freebsdelf5.0 static

>Running all tests in merge_tests.py...FAILURE
(fails everywhere else, too)

I think this is a consequence of the move to use apr_tmp_dir_get in
revision 7609. Both of my test machines have /tmp and /home on mounted
on different volumes; now apr_file_renams on Unix just calls rename(2),
which does not support cross-volume renames and returns EXDEV instead.

I think this is an APR misfeature. The docs on apr_file_rename say that
"Moving files or directories across devices may not be possible," but I
think the workaround is so simple that APR should just implement it
internally The Windows implementation of apr_file_rename does revert to
copy+delete on cross-volume renames.


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