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SubjectRe: rm-ing files with open file descriptors
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On Sat, 2002-01-19 at 03:29, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Followup to: <a2afsg$73g$2@ncc1701.cistron.net>
> By author: Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl>
> In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> >
> > Well no. new_fd will refer to a completely new, empty file
> > which has no relation to the old file at all.
> >
> > 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.
> >
>
> This *might* work:
>
> link("/proc/self/fd/40", newpath);
>

Mmh, in this case /proc/self/fd/40 would be a symlink to nothing ...



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