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Re^2: [RFC] File::Replace

by haukex (Monsignor)
on Sep 21, 2017 at 07:05 UTC ( #1199803=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: [RFC] File::Replace
in thread [RFC] File::Replace

Do not assume that it will be an atomic operation

Absolutely, which is why I make a point of that both in the root node and the module's documentation - the module's job is to do the rename. I'll highlight that caveat a little more in the next version.

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Re^3: [RFC] File::Replace
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 26, 2017 at 23:41 UTC
    Documentation sections which specifically address NFS (at least NFSv3 and NFSv4), would be beneficial. There are many subtle issues regarding both client and server-side (filename) caching, in this very popular network filesystem, which directly intersect what your module will be doing. Freely reference good external web-sites and pages ...

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