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SubjectRe: rm-ing files with open file descriptors
In article <>,
Richard Kettlewell <> wrote:
>If the file descriptor you have was opened O_RDONLY, but you have
>write permission on the file itself, then creating a new name for it
>would allow you to open it O_RDWR.

/proc allows for this anyway.

open("knuth.txt", O_RDONLY) = 3
unlink("knuth.txt") = 0
open("/proc/self/fd/3", O_RDWR) = 4


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