Re: File API: Blob and underlying file changes.

> For the record, I'd like to make the read "atomic", such that you can
> never get half a file before a change, and half after. But it likely
> depends on what OSs can enforce here.

I think *enforcing* atomicity is difficult across all OSes.

But implementations can get nearly the same effect by checking the
file's last modification time at the start + end of the API call.  If
it has changed, the read operation can throw an exception.

Received on Wednesday, 13 January 2010 01:29:00 UTC