Claudio Natoli wrote:
> > Claudio, how does this handle renames if the file is open by someone
> > else?  Does this remove the need to loop over the rename?
> To be honest, I don't know that it does. [Will report back later.]
> Two points though:
> a) This could doesn't alleviate the needs for dirmod.c, as far as I'm aware.
> That seems to be there for a different reason, namely that there appears to
> be some timing issue between creating a file and issuing an unlink/rename.
> b) Do we have a case where rename's can block because of the file being held
> open by another process? I haven't tripped over this yet...

Agreed, we still need dirmod.c in case someone has opened it using a
non-unix mode.  My only question was whether this new mode makes rename
possible on a target file opened by another backend.

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