[TxMt] Atomic Saving / Saving Question
cryo at cyanite.org
Tue Feb 8 17:00:22 UTC 2005
On 7. feb 2005, at 18:29, Chris Thomas wrote:
> However, it appears that this discussion is academic, because HFS+'s
> implementation of exchangedata actually returns an error if one of the
> files is hardlinked.
Huh? If I have file A hard linked with B and I "atomically" replace A
(i.e. write A.new, move A.new to A) then I will break the link between
A and B. That's the issue here, and that's certainly what happens in
the scenario I just described :-). No HFS+ errors here.
:: the Cottage of Lost Play.
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