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From dean gaudet <dgaudet-list-new-ht...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: APR questions/issues
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2000 02:14:36 GMT
On Sun, 2 Jul 2000, Greg Stein wrote:

> *) the DAV code optimizes a "move" on the same dev_t by just doing a rename.

rename() will fail automatically if you try to do it across devices... the
kernel does the check for you, so why do you need to check it?

>    The ap_finfo_t structure exposes the inode, but not the dev_t. This is
>    actually a bit weird, as the inode is specific to the device (in other
>    words, why expose it when it isn't unique by itself). I would like to
>    keep the optimization based on the dev_t. Any issues with exposing that
>    in the finfo structure?

wow, inode isn't really portable is it?

-dean


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