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    SubjectRe: Anybody out there? (ETXTBSY)
    Followup to:  <>
    By author: "Juan J. Quintela" <>
    In newsgroup:
    > Hi,
    > From the man page of rename:
    > int rename(const char *oldpath, const char *newpath);
    > .....
    > If newpath already exists it will be atomically overwrit­
    > ^^^^^^^^
    > ten (subject to a few conditions - see ERRORS below), so
    > ^^^
    > that there is no point at which another process attempting
    > to access newpath will find it missing.
    > You don't want to overwrite the existing or your running
    > binaries running against it will stop work in that moment.
    > Cheers, Juan.

    This is a man page bug; it doesn't actually overwrite (it unlinks the
    old file). I didn't realize rename() did this, but this is a Good


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