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Re: File Locking Tricks and Traps

by Nitrox (Chaplain)
on Mar 11, 2003 at 16:42 UTC ( #242080=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to File Locking Tricks and Traps

On slide 6 this line:

open SELF, "< $0" or die ...;
Should be:
open SELF, "+< $0" or die ...;
Due to the fact that some OS's won't allow an exclusive lock on a file that has been opened for read only.

-Nitrox


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