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Re: Mailcap, tmpfiles and master processes such as browsers

On Sat, Feb 02, 2002 at 08:58:40PM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Erich Schubert wrote:

> >   -> galeon tell's the running galeon to open a new window
> >   -> this process terminates
> >   -> the tmpfile gets removed

> Why does the 2nd galeon instance remove a tmpfile that it did not
> create? That looks like the problem.

I would assume the tmpfile is removed by whatever started the second
process rather than by the second process.  How's it supposed to know
that the file is still being used when the program it invokes exited?

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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