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VOP_RENAME(9)	       FreeBSD Kernel Developer's Manual	 VOP_RENAME(9)

NAME
     VOP_RENAME	-- rename a file

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/param.h>
     #include <sys/vnode.h>

     int
     VOP_RENAME(struct vnode *fdvp, struct vnode *fvp,
	 struct	componentname *fcnp, struct vnode *tdvp, struct	vnode *tvp,
	 struct	componentname *tcnp);

DESCRIPTION
     This renames a file and possibly changes its parent directory.  If	the
     destination object	exists,	it will	be removed first.

     Its arguments are:

     fdvp  The vnode of	the old	parent directory.

     fvp   The vnode of	the file to be renamed.

     fcnp  Pathname information	about the file's current name.

     tdvp  The vnode of	the new	parent directory.

     tvp   The vnode of	the target file	(if it exists).

     tcnp  Pathname information	about the file's new name.

LOCKS
     The source	directory and file are unlocked	but are	expected to have their
     ref count bumped on entry.	 The VOP routine is expected to	vrele(9) both
     prior to returning.

     The destination directory and file	are locked as well as having their ref
     count bumped.  The	VOP routine is expected	to vput(9) both	prior to
     returning.

ERRORS
     [EPERM]		The file is immutable.

     [EXDEV]		It is not possible to rename a file between different
			file systems.

     [EINVAL]		An attempt was made to rename .	or .., or to perform
			an operation which would break the directory tree
			structure.

     [ENOTDIR]		An attempt was made to rename a	directory to a file or
			vice versa.

     [ENOTEMPTY]	An attempt was made to remove a	directory which	is not
			empty.

SEE ALSO
     vnode(9)

AUTHORS
     This manual page was written by Doug Rabson.

FreeBSD	10.1			 July 24, 1996			  FreeBSD 10.1

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