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I was wondering: If I have a directory /a/b/c/ and under c X threads create subdirectories and files and delete them (they are temporary directories and files as intermediate steps of processing) do the X threads/processes somehow interfere with each other? E.g. lock one another or some other side-effect?
To be clear: Except the parent directory /a/b/c/ no other directory/file is shared among any process. Under this parent directory each creates temporary unique directories and files and deletes them after a while.
Also is there any benefit to using a specific version of HD for such kind of operations?

  • as your threads create unique dir/files, there is no issue. The concurrent access to the file system is also true for multi-process interactions. What do you mean with "specific version of HD"? file-system type? – tonioc Nov 14 '14 at 13:51
  • @tonioc:I mean SSD or some other special filer – Jim Nov 16 '14 at 10:10
  • The disk technology will not matter for that aspect. – tonioc Nov 16 '14 at 17:40

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