GNU bug report logs - #10679
mv --backup=numbered should perform an atomic update

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Package: coreutils; Severity: wishlist; Reported by: Jim Meyering <jim@HIDDEN>; dated Tue, 31 Jan 2012 12:34:01 UTC; Maintainer for coreutils is bug-coreutils@HIDDEN.
Severity set to 'wishlist' from 'normal' Request was from Assaf Gordon <assafgordon@HIDDEN> to control <at> debbugs.gnu.org. Full text available.

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Subject: mv --backup=numbered should perform an atomic update
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Since I'm closing the related ticket in which this was raised,
here's a new one:

In http://bugs.gnu.org/6960, Anders Kaseorg noted that
'mv --backup=numbered ...' does not perform an atomic update.
It should.




Acknowledgement sent to Jim Meyering <jim@HIDDEN>:
New bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to bug-coreutils@HIDDEN. Full text available.
Report forwarded to bug-coreutils@HIDDEN:
bug#10679; Package coreutils. Full text available.
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