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0000716 [1003.1(2013)/Issue7+TC1] System Interfaces Editorial Clarification Requested 2013-06-22 19:22 2019-06-10 08:55
Reporter dalias View Status public  
Assigned To
Priority normal Resolution Accepted  
Status Closed  
Name Rich Felker
Organization musl libc
User Reference
Section rename
Page Number 1797
Line Number 57900-57905
Interp Status ---
Final Accepted Text
Summary 0000716: Atomicity specification of rename() uses the word "processes" but means "threads"
Description The text in question is:

"If the old argument points to the pathname of a file that is not a directory, the new argument shall not point to the pathname of a directory. If the link named by the new argument exists, it shall be removed and old renamed to new. In this case, a link named new shall remain visible to other processes throughout the renaming operation and refer either to the file referred to by new or old before the operation began. Write access permission is required for both the directory containing old and the directory containing new."

The word "processes" should be replaced with "threads". This is almost certainly a mistake/oversight carried forward from before threads existed.
Desired Action Replace the word "processes" with "threads" in the cited text.
Tags tc2-2008
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Date Modified Username Field Change
2013-06-22 19:22 dalias New Issue
2013-06-22 19:22 dalias Name => Rich Felker
2013-06-22 19:22 dalias Organization => musl libc
2013-06-22 19:22 dalias Section => rename
2013-06-22 19:22 dalias Page Number => unknown
2013-06-22 19:22 dalias Line Number => unknown
2013-06-27 16:11 Don Cragun Page Number unknown => 1797
2013-06-27 16:11 Don Cragun Line Number unknown => 57900-57905
2013-06-27 16:11 Don Cragun Interp Status => ---
2013-06-27 16:18 Don Cragun Status New => Resolved
2013-06-27 16:18 Don Cragun Resolution Open => Accepted
2013-06-27 16:18 Don Cragun Tag Attached: tc2-2008
2019-06-10 08:55 agadmin Status Resolved => Closed

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