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[perl #127663] Safety for -i option

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Tony Cook via RT
March 8, 2016 00:10
[perl #127663] Safety for -i option
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On Sun Mar 06 02:32:46 2016, wrote:
> the file-system runs out of space (when the replaced text is longer)

It isn't necessary for the replaced text to be longer.

We're unlinking the file, but keeping a file handle open to it.  On a POSIX system the file will continue to take space until the file handle is closed.


via perlbug:  queue: perl5 status: open

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