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Re: "Renaming: permission denied" file-error in Windows

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: "Renaming: permission denied" file-error in Windows
Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2011 00:32:33 -0800
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On 12/10/11 21:30, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> Does Emacs on Unix or GNU/Linux systems allow moving a directory to a
> different filesystem?  (I cannot test this where I'm typing this.)

Yes it does.  Emacs first tries to rename the directory, and when that
fails (because rename fails with errno == EXDEV) it copies the
directory recursively.

> If not, the Windows behavior is not a bug.

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