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SubjectRe: rm-ing files with open file descriptors
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Followup to:  <a2afsg$73g$2@ncc1701.cistron.net>
By author: Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> 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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