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I'm now using the below. Anyone see any problems? Should I still use truncate($fh, 0); after seek or does the sysopen take care of that?
sub safe_open { my $fn = shift; $fn =~ s/^(>>?)//; $mode = length($1); my $flags = $mode == 1 ? O_CREAT | O_WRONLY | O_TRUNC : $mode == 2 ? O_CREAT | O_WRONLY | O_APPEND : O_RDONLY; sysopen(my $fh, $fn, $flags) or die "Can't open $fn: $!"; if ($flock_enabled) { flock($fh, LOCK_EX) or die "Can't flock $fn: $!"; } seek $fh, 0, 0; return $fh; }

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