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Subjectbehavior of overwriting running executables?
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This is has always been an issue with linux kernels.

If I write to a running program, I get "text file busy".

I think sunos seamlessly moves the executable to an unnamed inode, leaving a reference to
it while its running, then transparently does an unlink when its done.

Opinions/comments?

marty leisner@sdsp.mc.xerox.com
Member of the League for Programming Freedom (http://www.lpf.org)
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic
Arthur C. Clarke, The Lost Worlds of 2001


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