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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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