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

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2003-11-03 08:20:06 CET

> From: Branko Cibej [mailto:brane@xbc.nu]
> Sent: Monday, November 03, 2003 8:01 AM

> 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.

Oof. I don't seem to be able to commit something without fall out lately... :(
 
> 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.
>
> Thoughts?

Agree.

Sander

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