[erlang-patches] Enable FILE_SHARE_DELETE flag on Windows

Björn Gustavsson <>
Sun Feb 28 15:27:03 CET 2010

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 7:54 PM, Jan Lehnardt <> wrote:
> Dear OTP Team,
> the CouchDB team would like to propose the following patch to the
> windows file driver:
>  http://github.com/janl/otp/commit/01e91f903650454fecebf4ec8c8b5ee1f5b35253


I have combined and slightly shortened the first two lines in
the commit messages (to make it easier to see what the
commit is about when browsing in tools such as gitk).
If you plan to submit more patches, please have a look at:


How close will semantics be to Unix? For instance,
if open a file for reading, and another Windows process deletes
the file, will I be able to continue reading the file?

Björn Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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