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SubjectRe: rm-ing files with open file descriptors
On Sun, Jan 20, 2002 at 03:23:59PM +0100, you [Remi Turk] claimed:
>
> Which I actually posted a patch for in 2.4.0-test1 time :)
>
> % ll -i old
> 32619 -rw-r--r-- 1 remi users 14 Jul 31 15:44 old
> % exec 5<old
> % rm old
> % ~/src/flink/flink 5 new
> % ll -i new
> 32619 -rw-r--r-- 1 remi users 14 Jul 31 15:44 new
>
> The more interesting part - open(O_ANONYMOUS) or something like
> that looked much harder to do. (IOW, I gave up ;) )

Just out of interest (I'm not actually suggesting this would be useful, or
feasible): what about ilink(dev, inode_nr, "path") or iopen(dev, inode_nr)?

Or /proc/inodes/dev/<nr> ?



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