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From: Rugxulo <rugxulo AT gmail DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Using rename() with files still opened.
Date: Sat, 30 May 2009 17:44:53 -0700 (PDT)
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Hi,

On May 30, 4:19=A0pm, Juan Manuel Guerrero <juan DOT guerr DOT  DOT  DOT  AT gmx DOT de> wrote:
> On 30 Mai, 23:09, DJ Delorie <d DOT  DOT  DOT  AT delorie DOT com> wrote:
>
> > This is the way DOS works - files and their names are tightly linked;
> > whereas on Linux files and their names are only loosely linked.
>
> Ok, in that case I will fix the issue in sed.

I assume this is a new problem (maybe due to gnulib??) since "-i"
works fine in 4.1.5. I use it fairly often (easier than manually
renaming / deleting) although it's GNU sed 4.x specific, so it's not
ideal for portability (unless you assume it's present, ahem, yet
NetBSD [and others??] still uses a wimpy other one lacking "\<" among
other things).

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