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Re: Ensuring only one copy of a perl script is running at a time

by benizi (Hermit)
on Dec 20, 2006 at 00:21 UTC ( #590826=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    create table foolock (
     /* since we're exclusive per-program, make program primary */
    ...
     client varchar(255) not null,
     time timestamp
    );
    
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    #!/usr/bin/perl
    use strict;
    use warnings;
    ...
    } else {
        # take appropriate action
    }
    

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