[FFmpeg-user] update atomically

Anthony Griffiths neuronetv at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 14:37:09 CET 2015

so how would I get around the problem of the stream randomly crashing
because the file can't update fast enough? Is this a case of me simply
not having a fast enough machine?

On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 9:55 AM, Nicolas George <george at nsup.org> wrote:
> Le nonidi 9 pluviôse, an CCXXIII, Simon Thelen a écrit :
>> As long as you're not working with a network filesystem, you can
>> atomically update a symlink with `mv -Tf <new> <current>'
> It works with plain files, no need to bother with symlinks.
> And -T and -f seems unnecessary in this context.
> Regards,
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>   Nicolas George
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