DO NOT REPLY [Bug 5820] rsync does not replace symlink atomically

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Thu Oct 9 17:14:23 GMT 2008

------- Comment #1 from matt at  2008-10-09 12:14 CST -------
The same issue exists with device/special files and also when replacing a file
with one of a different type (e.g., a regular file with a symlink).  Let's find
a way to solve this without duplicating a lot of code.  See also the
--stage-all option of bug 4561 comment 6.

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