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SubjectRe: Does linux locks swap file?
Hi!

> /proc/swaps could display the [device:inode] pair, no problem, but from
> here to creating a new file using that pair, especially that the pair IS
> STILL IN USE, is a long, hard, unportable and simply dain bramaged way to
> go.

Ouch, that's true... But it's a kind of a "deadlock" in the kernel, right?
Maybe the kernel functions need a little redefinitions...

> P.S. You could try to undelete the file, but even that is
> filesystem-specific.

That's what I meant when I said "recreate" the file. :)

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Fabio
( Fabio Olive Leite leitinho@akira.ucpel.tche.br )
( Computer Science Student http://akira.ucpel.tche.br/~leitinho )
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( Running Linux is like running an Amiga; )
( It gives you that "I don't buy Microsoft" feeling... )


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