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Re^4: avoiding a race ("No extra", "no-user" locking--miniscule race of no importance)

by Kanji (Parson)
on Sep 28, 2010 at 20:17 UTC ( #862496=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: avoiding a race ("No extra", "no-user" locking--miniscule race of no importance)
in thread avoiding a race

If I knew how to do open(CREATE_NEW(*)) in Perl,

Assuming NFS isn't involved, you could do that with sysopen (or IO::File):-

use Fnctl; # O_* constants sysopen(FH, $file, O_CREAT|O_EXCL);

    --k.



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