[Python] RE: How to safely maintain a status file

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Fri Jul 13 22:21:39 CEST 2012


Am 13.07.2012 21:57, schrieb MRAB:
> It's possible to create a temporary file even in Windows.

Windows has a open() flag named O_TEMPORARY for temporary files. With
O_TEMPORARY the file is removed from disk as soon as the file handle is
closed. On POSIX OS it's common practice to unlink temporary files
immediately after the open() call.




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