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flock() usage

by kidd (Curate)
on Jul 01, 2002 at 14:46 UTC ( #178572=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
kidd has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hello... Im creating a script wich handles a lot of files, and its intended to be used by several people at the same time.

I know there is a way you can lock a file so while its opened no one can edit it at the same time.

I've seen several scripts use flock() but I never used it so I don't know how to.

If someone could point me to a tutorial or give some of the basics of this function it would be great, and if you have another suggestion please tell me...

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Re: flock() usage
by broquaint (Abbot) on Jul 01, 2002 at 14:53 UTC
Re: flock() usage
by screamingeagle (Curate) on Jul 01, 2002 at 17:48 UTC

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