Can os.remove followed by os.path.isfile disagree?

Paul Paterson ppaterson at
Wed Jun 6 18:14:21 CEST 2007

Thanks for the response!

> I'd take the time to really examine the multiple threads of work you're running
> to make sure one of them isn't removing the file just as another creates it.
> Better still, use a locking semaphore around the code the creates/deletes the file
> to guarantee mutual exclusion.

The locking-semaphore idea is a good one - it would remove any
possibility that this kind of race condition is causing the problem.



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