[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Add HLS output option to write index revisions as different files

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sun Mar 18 18:09:17 CET 2012

Le dimanche 18 mars 2012 18:52:28 Chris Smowton, vous avez écrit :
> So my understanding is that atomic replacement using rename is
> impossible under versions of Windows prior to Vista (and perhaps after
> 7, depending on how Microsoft resolves the question of transactional
> NTFS). vlc_rename currently works as well as it can under Windows XP,
> which is to say it non-atomically deletes the existing file then renames
> the old one in its place. Given that this can't be improved,

...there is no point in trying.

Sorry but I am not interested in taking code with obscure semantics that will 
only confuse developers and Windows users alike.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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