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Old 07-21-2016, 12:33 PM
septimus septimus is offline
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Originally Posted by TriPolar View Post
You can really update a program while it's running.
I can attest to this. I have successfully installed patches by hand in the device drivers of running Unix kernels ... while they were accessing the very disks whose driver I was modifying.

But that was in earlier days, when my hair was all dark-colored and down to my shoulders, and fellow geeks swooned at the derring-do.