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Re: Feature request: Can bash provide some mechanism for locking/unlock
Clark J. Wang
Re: Feature request: Can bash provide some mechanism for locking/unlocking?
Fri, 16 Apr 2010 09:31:05 +0800
Yes, flock(1) can do the right job but personally I don't like the way a
command is invoked by flock. :)
And flock can only run external commands, it cannot do with things like bash
builtins or functions.
On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 12:04 AM, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 04/15/2010 08:28 AM, Clark J. Wang wrote:
> > In C code I can use lockf(), flock(), semaphore and mutex for locking /
> > unlocking. Can bash provide some similar mechanisms?
> man 1 flock
> If necessary, you may need to install:
> Eric Blake address@hidden +1-801-349-2682
> Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org
Re: Feature request: Can bash provide some mechanism for locking/unlocking?, Jan Schampera, 2010/04/15