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Re: CVS commit: src/bin/cp
On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 10:56:40PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> > I think write() only needs to lock the the file enough to ensure that
> > the file offset is correct.
> No, since in general the file is also being extended (certainly in
> this case it is) it also has to lock the file size, and that's going
> to deny stat() until it's done.
A stat request during a write can safely return the old size.
David Laight: david%l8s.co.uk@localhost
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