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SubjectRe: Lockless file reading
On Thu, 28 Aug 2003, Nagendra Singh Tomar wrote:

> If the writer does not want the reader to read old data why does'nt it
> truncate the file and start writing from the begining every time.

To give you some background: Timo wants to store cache data in these
lockless. When these caches are truncated, they can be dropped
altogether, but the application's performance will drop drastically.

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