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Bug #23913 rename() working across partitions
Submitted: 2003-05-30 19:29 UTC Modified: 2003-05-30 19:34 UTC
From: philip at cornado dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Filesystem function related
PHP Version: 4.3.2 OS: linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2003-05-30 19:29 UTC] philip at cornado dot com
Unlike copy(), rename() doesn't work across partitions and generates an error similar to:

Warning: rename() failed (Cross-device link) in foo.php

This works in Windows, not linux.  The rename() docs do not mention anything about partitions (or that it behaves like a native rename()), so this can be seen as a bug.  BC shouldn't be a concern.

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 [2003-05-30 19:34 UTC] iliaa@php.net
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