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Re: Conditional Lock File

by roboticus (Chancellor)
on Feb 02, 2011 at 19:53 UTC ( #885838=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Conditional Lock File


It looks like you have most of it. All you'd need to do is pass in a different lockfile name if there's an argument vs. without one. Perhaps something like:

my $lockfile = '/tmp/my.lockfile'; $lockfile .= '.with_arg' if $fl_has_arg; check_process($lockfile) and die "Already running!";


When your only tool is a hammer, all problems look like your thumb.

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Re^2: Conditional Lock File
by bichonfrise74 (Vicar) on Feb 02, 2011 at 20:35 UTC
    Thanks. Your suggestion worked perfectly.

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