Lex Spoon lex at
Mon Jan 26 20:21:10 UTC 2004

Craig Latta <craig at> wrote:
> > ...the chance of the process being terminated inbetween the
> > assignment and entering the ensured block is - compared to the
> > probability of being terminated somewhere inside #fileNamed: - so
> > remote it isn't even worth mentioning.
> 	I've experienced it. Apparently you're more of a gambler than I am.

Where is the terminate coming from?

If it's from an exception internal to File, then you shouldn't need to
#close the file as a user.

If it's from another thread, well, don't do that.  :)  You'll have many
other difficulties than this one.


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