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Re: [leafnode-list] lockfiles revisited

Joerg Dietrich schrieb am Mittwoch, den 14. Februar 2001:

> I think we have a misunderstanding here. I want to get rid of the
> lockfile. No call to unlink() at all. 

Might be appreciated. How about consistency of overviews?

> The only thing that needs to be locked is the groupinfo. My idea
> was to open the groupinfo file, put an exclusive fcntl() lock on 
> it and release the lock by calling close() on the groupinfo
> file descriptor.
> I don't care about O_TRUNC. No program from the leafnode family
> uses O_TRUNC anywhere.

Good, so this is a non-issue (I don't have the code at hand at work).

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