Re: General Runtime Information - Requests given to unlinkd

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 1998 17:29:21 -0600

Henrik Nordstrom writes:

>Duane Wessels wrote:
>> There might be other race conditions, but this is not one of them.
>Duane, you should get yourself a email reader that follows threads..
>especially when going thought "old" mail ;-).
>The open question here is if the same swapfilenumber can get reused
>while unlinkd (or asyncio) unlinks the file.

Yes, I specifically avoided answering that question because I didn't like
the answer I came up with. Still, it was not the question Chris asked.
If someone else answered Chris' question, sorry, I missed that answer.

Anyway, I believe this race condition (open-before-unlink) could happen.

Duane W.
Received on Tue Jul 29 2003 - 13:15:54 MDT

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