[Pdx-pm] do I have to lock a TIED hash?

Tom Phoenix rootbeer at redcat.com
Thu Jun 17 10:17:13 CDT 2004

On Wed, 16 Jun 2004, John Springer wrote:

> I'm using a tied hash as a simple database (using DB_File).
> To I need to lock the file before I write or does tying sort of manage 
> that?

There's nothing automatically locked by tying. But there is a section
called "Safe ways to lock a database" in my copy of the DB_File
documentation. It gives several alternatives. Does that give you what you 

Hope this helps!

--Tom Phoenix

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