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    SubjectRe: rm-ing files with open file descriptors
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    Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> 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]
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    Horst von Brand http://counter.li.org # 22616
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