[fpc-pascal] Methods for autoupdating fpc programs?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun Oct 4 14:57:25 CEST 2015

On Sun, 4 Oct 2015, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> On 2015-10-04 13:16, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
>> Replacing a running program by simply copying can result under Linux in
>> 'text file busy'.
> Then consider me luckily. :) In my 15 years of using Linux and 4 years
> of FreeBSD I have never seen that error.

I see it nearly every day, when I recompile a fastcgi process that is still in use by Apache.

But I was also surprised to see it. I'm still not sure what the exact cause is, 
because it works sometimes, and sometimes not.


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