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Modern file systems are extremely complex because of their requirements: Fast Durable Fault tolerance Concurrency Essentially a lot of the same requirements as databases, because file systems are a type of database (not SQL of course, but a mostly-ACID data store). Getting file system access correct in a single driver is difficult enough. Just look ...


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Is there a way I can prove\disprove this? No, because Different operating systems do things differently. Different kinds of renames/moves can be conceptually different acts: Renaming/moving a file within the same directory, Renaming/moving a file from one folder/directory to another on the same logical device, Renaming/moving a file from one logical ...


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The extra options supported by Win32 MoveFileEx function provide a good overview and explanation of the similarities and differences between renaming and moving. When moving files across volumes, a copy (followed by delete) is performed. From the perspective of an ordinary computer user, when one wants to perform a rename, one would expect the computer to ...



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