patch to avoid race condition in rsync 2.5.6

Wayne Davison wayned at
Wed Feb 25 21:19:31 GMT 2004

On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 01:47:56PM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> Any hopes of getting this patch included into rsync?  The problem is
> still present in rsync 2.6.0.

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.


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