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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Http failing for 5-20 mins and recovering by itself
Date Sat, 29 May 2004 00:17:44 GMT

On Sat, 29 May 2004, Zoe Ballz wrote:
> Now the file "image.jpg" is updated every 10 seconds by another process on
> another machine using FTP running win98.
> Are the errors occurring at times when the file is being updated and
> therefore "in use"?
> If so - how can I avoid this? is there a way to allow read access while the
> file is being written to?  or to make apache wait until the file is
> available?

The traditional way to do this on unix is to upload the file using a
different filename, and then move it on the server onto the live version.
I imagine something similar would work on windows.


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