Andreas Pflug wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > Andreas Pflug wrote:
> > 
> >>Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >>
> >>>How does your Win32 system rename prototype differ from what is in
> >>>port.h?
> >>
> >>What is the need of *any* special file handling functions for client tools?
> > 
> > 
> > We could avoid it but it does give us Unix semantics so it seemed good
> > to keep it if we could.
> > 
> 
> As you can see it creates much pain, without any use. The functions are 
> for backend concurrent/shared access purposes only.

Are we sure of that always?  And we don't know what other applications
might be looking at those files.

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