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Re: CVS commit: src/bin/cp

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 05:49:11PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
 > > 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.

Yes it can, if it has it. Hence "multiversion"...

David A. Holland

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