[Fontconfig] Re: Structure of cache files

Patrick Lam plam at MIT.EDU
Wed Oct 5 15:11:14 EST 2005

Patrick Lam wrote:
> What about if we used FcAtomic to write the directory cache files?  Then
> any apps using the old cache files will just have a descriptor pointing
> to the old file and won't be affected by writes to a new cache file and
> the unlinking of the old cache file.  Does that work properly over
> networked file systems?

Indeed, we already do; I was looking at an old version when I wrote this
email.  I think that ought to work.


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