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Re: Multiple Routers Processing A Single Message
> Is unlink() *always* atomic though? I heard some time ago that link() is
> not properly atomic in some NFS cases (specifically, a VMS NFS server was
> the one I heard about).
I think we must have read the same thread... said VMS implementation also
had other problems (like updating the timestamp on the parent directory)
that broke "traditional" NFS server semantics. I think the final consensus
was that it was not behaving correctly and needed to be fixed... I believe
they did that, although I don't know if the unlink() problem was specifically
I believe unlink() is generally always atomic over NFS as well.
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