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Re: touch gets stuck for named pipes

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: touch gets stuck for named pipes
Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2009 11:01:44 +0200
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Pádraig Brady <address@hidden> writes:

> So would this simplification be appropriate, which just handles systems
> where utime("file", &ut); is OK while utime("file", NULL); is not?

Note that utime(,0) requires less privileges than utime(,&ut).  For the
latter you need to be owner, whereas the former only requires write


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