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SubjectRe: [malware-list] scanner interface proposal was: [TALPA] Intro to a linux interface for on access scanning
david@lang.hm wrote:
> if you want to be sure there are no race conditions at all in this there
> would be a need for an 'atomic' (as relates to userspace) way to set an
> xattr only if another one was set.

Hmmn, such code would rather resemble the O_CREAT|O_EXCL handling in open(2).

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