patch to avoid race condition in rsync 2.5.6

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at
Wed Aug 18 09:55:01 GMT 2004

[Wayne Davison, 2004-02-25]
> Unfortunately, that patch is too simplistic -- e.g. it doesn't handle
> the case where the file had to be copied into place.  I'll try to come
> up with a better patch, but I do want to be sure we think though any
> repercussions before I commit a change like this.

Thank you.  I noticed your patch on
but it seem to be missing in version 2.6.2.  When do you plan to
include it in the official source?

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