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Re^2: Safe to open+close for every write, without locking?

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Dec 21, 2012 at 04:32 UTC ( #1009857=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Safe to open+close for every write, without locking?
in thread Safe to open+close for every write, without locking?

If performance is your primary criteria, you'd be much better off creating a demon that opens a fifo, have your processes write their lines to the fifo and have the demon write them to disk in 64k chunks.

(Isn't that called a syslog under *nix?)


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Re^3: Safe to open+close for every write, without locking?
by sedusedan (Monk) on Dec 21, 2012 at 05:55 UTC
    Like Log::Dispatch::FileRotate, my module will/might be used by CGI scripts (multiple writers, potentially lots of concurrent writers, one-off processes, no daemon).

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