> -----Original Message-----
> From: frank.cameron / gmail.com 
> [mailto:frank.cameron / gmail.com] On Behalf Of brabuhr / gmail.com
> Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2006 3:18 PM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: Re: Atomic File.copy from Linux to Windows shared drive
> 
> 
> > require 'ftools'
> > require 'timeout'
> >
> > begin
> >    Timeout.timeout(3){
> >       File.copy('temp.txt', 'temp.bak')
> >       File.rename('temp.bak', '/X/temp.txt')
> >       File.unlink('temp.bak')
> >    }
> > rescue Errno::EPERM
> >    # Ignore bogus EPERM errors - harmless
> > end
> >
> > The problem is that File.rename is raising Errno::EXDEV errors, and 
> > simply ignoring those won't work.
> 
> Shouldn't it be:
>   File.copy('temp.txt', '/X/temp.bak')
>   File.rename('/X/temp.bak', '/X/temp.txt')

Whoops! Yeah, that worked.  I still don't know what will happen if the
share goes down, though.

Regards,

Dan


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