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Re: -T option

From: Richard June
Subject: Re: -T option
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 14:58:42 -0500 (EST)

1.5MB or so. that's perfectly fine if it's intentional, I just need it to
behave differently.

On Mon, 30 Oct 2000, Derek R. Price wrote:

> Then that's probably an atomic file update trick.  The temp file is created, 
> written
> to, and closed, then moved over the old file name.  That this happens in the 
> same
> working directory as the file being replaced is also intentional.  Some 
> platforms
> don't support mv's between partitions and '.' is fairly obviously going to be 
> on the
> same partion as '.'.
> How tight is your disk space?  This algorithm should never require more empty 
> space
> than the size of the largest file in your workspace plus maybe the size a 
> CVS/* file
> (e.g. CVS/Entries) or two.
> Derek
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