withFile defeats dead handle closure

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Wed Dec 30 21:05:29 UTC 2020

On Wed, 30 Dec 2020, Ryan Trinkle via Libraries wrote:

> Although it might be nice to have a weak-reference-based alternative to
> withFile, I think it would be best to keep the behavior of withFile as
> predictable as possible (i.e. the current behavior), since closing a
> file can be semantically significant.

Right, if I open and close and re-open a file, it must be closed before I 
can re-open it.

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