Re: Safe file update library ready (sort of)
Shachar Shemesh writes ("Safe file update library ready (sort of)"):
> This is not a formal release just yet (plus one function is still
> missing an implementation, trivial though it might be). It's just that
> the list obviously has a few people knowledgeable on the subject who can
> give my code a second look and see whether there is anything I have missed.
I think this kind of approach is the wrong way to solve most instances
of this kind of problem. A better way is userv, which I wrote over a
decade ago and have been using with success on chiark since.