Folder can be renamed with an open file inside the same folder from different client

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Oct 2 13:49:40 MDT 2013

On Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 10:09:21AM -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> Do we know what Windows does in all cases here?
> For example, if you have a path A\B\C\D which are all folders,
> including D, and in D you have files F1, F2, ...
> If you have F1 open, we know that you should not be able to rename D,
> but does Windows allow you to rename C or does it disallow renames all
> the way up the tree?

I think it disallows all the way up the tree, but I'd
need to write a torture test to be sure.

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