Re: NSArchiver atomic?



Guess I should clarify. Has anyone verified it; I've had an issue with partial writes archiving built-in classes. The program used to get signals to terminate and archive some basic classes (NSArray, NSString, NSNumber) to disk. But these files would only contain some of the archive about 10% of the time (just truncated), missing ending key closes ect. This has since gone away when I switched to AE (wasn't my idea to use signals) but I still wonder if it really is atomic or not.


On Mar 29, 2009, at 8:35 AM, Jim Correia wrote:

Yes - anyone who has read the API documentation for those methods knows whether or not they write the files atomically.

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