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Ilya Zakharevich
November 7, 2003 00:16
Re: [PATCH 5.8.2 @21574] make install not installing fully
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On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 08:45:36PM -0800, Michael G Schwern wrote:
> > And, BTW, it is not enough to code copy_overwrite().  Actually, one
> > should distinguish 3 possible cases: target does not exists; target
> > exists and is not RO, target is RO.  [Same with rename(), of course.]
> The first two situations are obvious.  The third is the only one
> possibly up for discussion and then I'd probably just let the filesystem 
> handle it since the expected behavior in that case *is* OS specific.  

This means that the patch should be applied anyway, since it addresses
the "third" situation as wel..

Hope this helps,

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