Re: How do I ask: How many processes have this file open now?

Jon Lewis (
Sat, 23 May 1998 17:19:03 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 23 May 1998, Russell Leighton wrote:

> Pardon my ignorance if this question is stupid but...
> Is there a system call for a user program that will, given a filename
> (or fd), return the number of processes with that file open?

fuser -v filename will do look at the source for fuser.

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