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Re: Is there any mutex/semaphore mechanism in shell scripts?


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Is there any mutex/semaphore mechanism in shell scripts?
Date: Thu, 21 May 2009 16:57:35 +0200
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jjjaime <address@hidden> writes:

> So, to speed up the execution of the script, I want FUNCTION_1 and
> FUNCTION_2 in parallel. But the script fails when FUNCTION_2 ends before
> FUNCTION_1.
>
> Is there any mechanism for synchronization (i.e. semaphores/mutes) or any
> other suggestion for simulating it?

FUNCTION_1 &
FUNCTION_2
wait
FUNCTION_3

Andreas.

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