file locking

Michael S. mjs at
Sun Jan 20 19:21:21 CST 2002

On Mon, 2002-01-21 at 11:47, Paul Fenwick wrote:

> If you're using a regular filesystem, then the usual method
> of file-locking is using Perl's inbuilt "flock" function
> ("perldoc -f flock" for details):

There are also at least two modules, File::Flock and LockFile::Simple. 
LockFile::Simple is more complicated.  Storable (recent versions
thereof) also locking versions of store and retrieve, which are bloody



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