Subject: Re: Improving the Unix API
To: Francois-Rene Rideau <>
From: Bodo Rueskamp <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/28/1999 09:23:13
> >> flink (make a new directory link for file given by descriptor),
> flink() combined with the ability to create an unlinked file
> in a given filesystem would allow for safe temporaries
> without race conditions, that could be "published" when ready.

The System V people (Solaris, Unixware) call this fattach().

; Bodo

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