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Re: Feature request: Can bash provide some mechanism for locking/unlocki


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Feature request: Can bash provide some mechanism for locking/unlocking?
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 13:53:42 +0200
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"Clark J. Wang" <address@hidden> writes:

> And flock can only run external commands, it cannot do with things like bash
> builtins or functions.

You can also pass flock a file descriptor, which allows you to define a
critical region inside your script.

Andreas.

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