Help! File objects and scoping

bens bs343 at you-know-where.ac.uk
Wed Jun 8 10:01:57 CEST 2005


Dave Benjamin wrote:
> Here's the problem: the "mmap" object doesn't have a reference to
> "somefile", only to its file descriptor number. So, when getfile() goes
> out of scope, there are no references left, and the file gets closed
> automatically.

That makes a lot of sense.  It's now how I would have built mmap, but I
can live with it.

Many thanks,
Ben



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