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Re^2: Auto flock

by space_monk (Chaplain)
on Nov 20, 2012 at 02:46 UTC ( #1004650=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Auto flock
in thread Auto flock

I get the impresssion that the OP is aware of the various methods of locking, but wants a way of making the code lock files without making any changes to the (already existing) main body of code.

I couldn't quite get that far in my earlier suggestion, but thought a 1 letter regex was a close as you could get. ;-)

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[Discipulus]: Corion are you would able to realize such thing? O_O
[Corion]: In the same vein I have a script that automates Firefox to enter some data into another system. It's not faster than the people using the script if they were to do it manually, but they prefer not having to check the data and not having typos when ...
[Corion]: ... entering the data
[Corion]: Discipulus: I don't know whether I could really do that, but the init process itself mostly launches other processes, and the whole startup is just following a path of dependencies and making sure they are all running. Which basically is what ...
[Discipulus]: when at work my time is (temporarly) owned by the firm, so i do not care (coworkers whatch movies.. I code Perl)
[Corion]: ... make already does, except for files instead of programs. But maybe with some /proc hackery, that could be eliminated and one could use plain make :-D
[choroba]: systemd just makes is asynchronous
[choroba]: so, make -j
[Corion]: Discipulus: Yeah - but when writing Perl to save time (instead of having fun), it helps to look whether you're actually saving time ;) Why spend 5 minutes doing manually what you can spend three years automating? ;)
[Corion]: choroba: Oh, yeah :-D

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