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Re: Re: sorting entires by date

by exussum0 (Vicar)
on Jan 01, 2004 at 23:21 UTC ( #318191=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: sorting entires by date
in thread sorting entires by date

I would advise writting to a temp file and moving that tempfile over the original since moves are closer to atomic as a perl instruction. If someone SIG'd your program in the middle, you may lose data.

Play that funky music white boy..

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Re^3: sorting entires by date
by Aristotle (Chancellor) on Jan 01, 2004 at 23:47 UTC
    Good point - and to be truly lazy you hide this behind IO::AtomicFile. :)

    Makeshifts last the longest.

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