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diff --git a/lockfile.c b/lockfile.c
index b0118d0..cfc7335 100644
--- a/lockfile.c
+++ b/lockfile.c
@@ -160,6 +160,34 @@ int hold_lock_file_for_update(struct lock_file *lk, const char *path, int die_on
return fd;
}
+int hold_lock_file_for_append(struct lock_file *lk, const char *path, int die_on_error)
+{
+ int fd, orig_fd;
+
+ fd = lock_file(lk, path);
+ if (fd < 0) {
+ if (die_on_error)
+ die("unable to create '%s.lock': %s", path, strerror(errno));
+ return fd;
+ }
+
+ orig_fd = open(path, O_RDONLY);
+ if (orig_fd < 0) {
+ if (errno != ENOENT) {
+ if (die_on_error)
+ die("cannot open '%s' for copying", path);
+ close(fd);
+ return error("cannot open '%s' for copying", path);
+ }
+ } else if (copy_fd(orig_fd, fd)) {
+ if (die_on_error)
+ exit(128);
+ close(fd);
+ return -1;
+ }
+ return fd;
+}
+
int close_lock_file(struct lock_file *lk)
{
int fd = lk->fd;