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Re: svn commit: r10819 - trunk/subversion/libsvn_subr

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2004-09-06 16:55:26 CEST

On Mon, 2004-09-06 at 01:41, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Nevertheless, I wonder whether we should enable the code on Windows anyway,
> in case there is some strange set of circumstances that can cause the
> problem. Three stat() calls shouldn't be vastly expensive, after all.

I don't think so. This really sounds like a Unix-specific problem (in
that only Unix allows the start condition which leads to the file
corruption) and it's clearer to have a Unix-specific solution.
Especially since we try avoiding the fd-level interface on Windows
altogether. (I'm not saying that avoidance saves us from the problem,
since our dependency libraries might use it, but it does give us a
reason to avoid making fd-level calls on Windows in order to solve a

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