finding ....

David Feuer
Wed, 20 Mar 2002 05:26:13 -0500

On Wed, Mar 20, 2002, Jon Fairbairn wrote:
> > Could someone post an example of the creation of a
> > temporary file where race conditions are important?
> /any/ programme that does this on a multi-process system.

Occasionally, the presence or absence of a file (usually empty) of a
certain name in a certain directory is used for communication between
processes on a multi-process system.