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SubjectRe: Does linux locks swap file?

> /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. :)

( Fabio Olive Leite )
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