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Re: [Nmh-workers] mhstore -clobber

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] mhstore -clobber
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2012 08:41:50 -0500

Ralph wrote:

> Strictly speaking, I wonder if it should be attempting to open(2)
> each contender with O_CREAT | O_EXCL until one succeeds, at which
> point it has the file descriptor to use.  Unlikely to be an issue
> with interactive use but perhaps with some procmail-type handling?

Good point.  There isn't a clean way to pass the fd with
the existing code.  Do you see any problems with this:

    if ((fd == open (file, O_CREAT | O_EXCL), mode) >= 0) {
        close (fd);

and later . . .

   fopen (file, "w") . . .


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