[Python-ideas] Add create mode to open()

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 14:56:19 CEST 2011

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 8:19 PM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> Ah, I thought Nick proposed to create the file in that directory. My
> bad.

I did (although I noted the file could be outside the directory, too).
For any cooperative locking system based on persistent artifacts,
crashing processes that don't release the locks properly are a
definite problem (often dealt with by punting the problem to a human
via an appropriate error message).


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