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From: Tom Harris (TomH_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-15 18:04:39

Two comments:
        Win32 calls are not prefixed by `::`, whereas the POSIX calls are,
is there a reason for this?
        The boost::filesystem::rename() function cannot move a directory to
a different drive on Windows as it uses the ::MoveFile call. I think that
the only way of doing this on Windows is to copy all files and directories
manually. Perhaps just document this limitation, rather than trying to code
workarounds. Apparently the POSIX rename() can also fail if the directories
are on different filesystems, but I am no POSIX expert and this might be

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