[Chicago-talk] Using Storable to exchange data between 2 processes

Steven Lembark lembark at wrkhors.com
Fri Jan 23 13:18:26 CST 2004

> looked pretty workable to me, though you might run
> into problems is the write process and the read process are trying to
> access the file simultaneously.

Except for logic races, which could leave the caller loading a
partially written freeze. Unless you use ioctl or semaphores to
lock the file, at which point you might as well use a service.

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