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SubjectRe: rm-ing files with open file descriptors
Followup to:  <a2afsg$73g$>
By author: Miquel van Smoorenburg <>
In newsgroup:
> Well no. new_fd will refer to a completely new, empty file
> which has no relation to the old file at all.
> There is no way to recreate a file with a nlink count of 0,
> well that is until someone adds flink(fd, newpath) to the kernel.

This *might* work:

link("/proc/self/fd/40", newpath);

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