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Re^2: Unix rename behaviour

by lidden (Curate)
on May 03, 2006 at 05:34 UTC ( [id://547062] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Unix rename behaviour
in thread Unix rename behaviour

No it reuses the inode of fileb, just changes the name of it assuning they are on the same partition. If they are on diffrent partitions it vill copy the content to the new file and then delete the first file , in this case it will be given a new inode.