[lkml]   [2002]   [Jan]   [19]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: rm-ing files with open file descriptors
Miquel van Smoorenburg <> said:


> 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.

It stays around under /proc/<pid>/fd/<xxx>, so you could grab it there. It
is _announced_ as a symlink to the deleted file, but you get its contents
anyway. [2.4.18pre4]
Horst von Brand # 22616
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:15    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital Ocean