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SubjectRe: rm-ing files with open file descriptors
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Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> said:

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> 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]
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Horst von Brand http://counter.li.org # 22616
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