[erlang-patches] Enable FILE_SHARE_DELETE flag on Windows

Jan Lehnardt <>
Wed Mar 3 00:33:44 CET 2010


Hi Björn,

On 28 Feb 2010, at 06:27, Björn Gustavsson wrote:

> 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:
> 
> http://wiki.github.com/erlang/otp/writing-good-commit-messages

Thanks for handling this so quickly. I'll make sure to follow the
guidelines more closely next time.


> 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?

To avoid errors on my end, I'd like to refer to the Windows CreateFile()
documentation:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa363858(VS.85).aspx and
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa363874(VS.85).aspx

Cheers
Jan
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