[REBOL] Re: Multiuser database
From: gabriele::colellachiara::com at: 20-Mar-2006 20:34
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.
Gabriele Santilli <gabriele-rebol.com> --- http://www.rebol.com/
Colella Chiara software division --- http://www.colellachiara.com/