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If I knew how to do open(CREATE_NEW(*)) in Perl,

Assuming NFS isn't involved, you could do that with sysopen (or IO::File):-

use Fnctl; # O_* constants sysopen(FH, $file, O_CREAT|O_EXCL);


In reply to Re^4: avoiding a race ("No extra", "no-user" locking--miniscule race of no importance) by Kanji
in thread avoiding a race by westy032001

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