renaming an open file in nt like unix?

aaron.watters at aaron.watters at
Fri Jul 13 19:14:40 CEST 2007

Hi.  I'm writing an archival system which I'd like to be portable
to Windows.

The system relies on the property of Unix which allows a
process to keep a file open even if another process renames
it while it is open.  Neither process sees any anomaly or

Do the NT file systems support this feature (which I think is
standard for POSIX systems)?

Inquiring minds want to know.  -- Aaron Watters

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will keep 3 doctors away.  -- kliban

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