Wed, 20 Mar 2002 10:33:17 +0000
> On Wed, Mar 20, 2002, Jon Fairbairn wrote:
> > > Could someone post an example of the creation of a
> > > temporary file where race conditions are important?
> > =
> > /any/ programme that does this on a multi-process system.
> Occasionally, the presence or absence of a file (usually empty) of a
> certain name in a certain directory is used for communication between
> processes on a multi-process system.
Hence the need for an atomic openNewFile.
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