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drwxr-xr-x 3 mjd users 4096 2007-11-22 21:01 bin
One of these things is not like the others!
The name is not in the inode
The name is in some directory
So suppose we have this:
... MAKE_SLIDES 802886 blookus 142857 Makefile 802887 woogums 142857 ...
Suppose one process opens woogums while one opens blookus?
Once the files are open, the names are gone
Only the inodes are available in the process
The processes are talking to the same file
If one process writes, the other will see the changes
We have one file with two names
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