Re: 2.6.18-rc3-git3 - XFS - BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointerdereference at virtual address 00000078

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Tue Aug 15 2006 - 10:48:42 EST

>> Its not clear to me where the rename operation happens in all of
>> this - does rsync create a local, temporary copy of the file and
>> then rename it?
>Yes, this is normally how rsync does it.

If file already exists {
foreach block {
copy block either from disk or from the
source operand, whichever is never, to temp file

When rsync catches a signal {
move the tempfile to the original name

Jan Engelhardt
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