On Sun, Apr 06, 2014 at 11:54:59PM +0200, Michael Haggerty wrote:

> > I didn't reproduce it experimentally, though.  We should be able to just
> > 
> >     lk->owner = 0;
> > 
> > before the initial strcpy to fix it, I would think.
> I think that using the owner field to avoid this problem is a bit
> indirect, so I will soon submit a fix that involves adding a flag to
> lock_file objects indicating whether the filename field currently
> contains the name of a file that needs to be deleted.

Yeah, I agree that the current code is a bit subtle. I was planning to
address this during the tempfile cleanup project (either in GSoC, if it
gets a slot, or just doing it myself). But I don't mind if you want to
do something in the interim.

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