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[REBOL] Re: Multiuser database

From: petr::krenzelok::trz::cz at: 20-Mar-2006 23:38

Gabriele Santilli wrote:
>Hi Petr, > >On Monday, March 20, 2006, 1:03:20 PM, you wrote: > >PK> The trouble is, that my linux friend claims, that this method is not >PK> safe under linux. I don't know, I haven't tried, but I am curious. He >PK> told me, that even if I have file opened, other process may succeed in >PK> deleting it, which seems a bit strange to me :-) > >Indeed, you can unlink open files on Unix; and that's not too >strange, as unlinking a file does not mean destroying it. It just >isn't referenced by the directory structure anymore. > >The space on disk is actually feed only when there are no more >references to it and no processes have an handle to it. > >Regards, > Gabriele. >
OK, I don't understand what you mean. So please, when I open %some-file.lock, can another process delete it or not? -pekr-