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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystems]
From: Adam Majer (amajer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-03-14 10:19:18

On 3/14/19 9:31 AM, Florian Lindner via Boost wrote:
> However, I have no idea how that could happen. I use the rename, so
> that a reading process never sees an empty file, but only no file or
> filed with info. Is there any race involved between ofs.close() and
> fs:rename()? The code was executed on a distributed network
> filesystem (lustre).
> Any ideas anyone?

`strace -e trace=%file,close program` and complain to file system for
not working. This doesn't seem to have anything to do with
boost::filesystem, more with the underlying filesystem.

It's not close that matters, but open. Your program should work just
fine without the explicit close.

- Adam

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