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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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