[Fontconfig] Configuration File Format
keithp at keithp.com
Fri Jan 14 11:05:27 EST 2005
Around 23 o'clock on Jan 13, Ciprian Popovici wrote:
> How about using /dev/null?
I think that will be a disaster for root -- anyone who can write to /dev
will probably scramble things hopelessly. There's a complicated little
locking dance involved in managing the cache file which uses rename to
atomically replace the cache. You would end up with a regular file for
/dev/null in this case, something you probably don't want...
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