what's needed is a application barrier() call
Posted Sep 9, 2009 19:06 UTC (Wed) by quotemstr
In reply to: what's needed is a application barrier() call
Parent article: POSIX v. reality: A position on O_PONIES
Ah, I see.
fbarrier is an interest construct. You'd still need the
rename trick in order to prevent observers from seeing inconsistent files at runtime. A program modifying /etc/passwd should prevent other applications from seeing an incompletely-written file. One could do this locks, but a simpler mechanism is
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