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Re: [node-dev] Adding in flock/seek/utime

Matt Sergeant Aug 28, 2011 10:16 AM
Posted in group: nodejs-dev
On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 12:15 AM, Isaac Schlueter <> wrote:
On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 06:03, Matt <> wrote:
> Oh, it's absolutely vital. Frankly without it we should get rid of any
> ability to write to the filesystem.

That's a bit extreme.

Anyone doing filesystem writes from node without it is just waiting for a security hole or data corruption to happen. It's possible for data corruption to happen with npm for example, by running it concurrently.