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[REBOL] Re: Multiuser database

From: gabriele::colellachiara::com at: 20-Mar-2006 20:34

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. -- Gabriele Santilli <> --- Colella Chiara software division ---