bug with os.rename in 2.4.1?

Duncan Booth duncan.booth at invalid.invalid
Tue Apr 28 19:25:05 CEST 2009

t123 <tom.lukes at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was wondering if anyone has seen this problem before?
> I have a job that runs hourly.  Part of the processing is to rename a
> file using os.rename.  The file name is the same every hour.
> Sometimes the os.rename fails and the file does not get renamed.  It
> only happens occasionally.  Most of the time it works just fine.
> Appreciate any ideas.
My crystal ball says you are using Windows and don't always close the file 
before you try to rename it.

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