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Re: Safe File Update (atomic)

On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 03:30:29PM +0100, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> > name the temp file properly, and teach your program to clean old ones up
> > *safely* (see vim swap file handling for an example) when it starts.
> What about restoring meta-data? File-owner?

owner, permissions, acl, xattrs, and whatever other future stuff can be
stored about files, which then all applications should be made aware of?
Yay for simplicity.


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