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From Dennis Kubes <nutch-...@dragonflymc.com>
Subject Re: unprotectedRenameTo and Non-Existent Parent Directory
Date Wed, 24 May 2006 21:02:38 GMT
Sorry that should have been:


Konstantin Shvachko wrote:
> This is a standard behavior of "mv". Don't think we should change it.
> I think it is better to call mkdirs before renaming.
> --Konst
> Dennis Kubes wrote:
>> Currently calls to unprotectedRenameTo in FSDirectory will not create 
>> parent directories of the rename path.  Should this behavior be 
>> changed to create the parent directories if they do not exist?
>> This is effecting the LinkDB install method.  For example if I am 
>> creating a linkdb by the name of crawl/linkdb the install method 
>> calls a rename from working directory (something like linkdb-1234...) 
>> to crawl/linkdb/current.  But if the crawl/linkdb directory does not 
>> already exist then the rename fails.
>> Dennis

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