While I admit not having looked, I'll bet three cookies that's perfectly allowed by POSIX.You know what else is also allowed by POSIX?
renamemust introduce a write barrier with respect to the data blocks for the file involved or we will lose. Not only will you not get every programmer and his dog to insert a gratuitous
fsyncin the write sequence, but doing so would actually be harmful to system performance.
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