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SubjectRe: Deletion of big files...
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> 	I may be wrong here, but AFAIK, the space of a file is only
> released after the last process that has it open closes its
> file descriptor.
> So, if more than one process has the file open, its space
> could not be available after the unlink.

...and in this case it's the close() which hangs for seconds.
Talk about confusing behaviour. :-)

Olaf


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