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From: Keith Burton (kb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-23 02:38:02

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> On Behalf Of Beman Dawes
[ snip ]
> Rename and move are the same operation. I've changed the docs as
> Rationale: Because "rename" is logically the same operation as "move",
> there is no need for a separate "move" function. The choice of the
name is
> inherited from the C Library.
This is not true in the case where to_ph exists as I would expect it to
be overwritten by a move operation.

Defining the semantics of a move operation when applied to directories
in an overwriting situation is not simple and therefore probably not
worthwhile but providing an overwriting move file operation is


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