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Re: flocking a socket

by clintp (Curate)
on Jan 25, 2002 at 19:45 UTC ( #141515=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to flocking a socket

This code:

flock(HANDLE, 2);
Probably isn't doing what you think it is. flock() has a return value, and it's important. Try this:
flock(HANDLE, 2) || warn "flock failed: $!";
I won't even begin to nag you about fcntl constants, you've got a harsh lesson ahead of you already. :)

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