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Re: [PATCH v2] checkout files in-place




Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> ...And this seems to conflict with what Junio's summarized in
> xmqqvaapb3r1.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx. I.e. (if I'm reading it
> correctly) it's not correct to say that we unlink the existing file,
> then replace it, don't we create a new one, and then rename it in-place?

No, my recollection was incorrect.  entry.c::checkout_entry() does
an unlink() then write_entry() to the final place without any
rename-to-finish phase.