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Re: Check for another running instance of the same program

by sundialsvc4 (Abbot)
on May 14, 2013 at 02:25 UTC ( #1033386=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Check for another running instance of the same program

/me nods ...

Semaphore-files are easy and quick, especially with regard to an activity that “takes minutes to perform.”   Is there a particular reason why you might be second-guessing this decision now?

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Discipulus a missing semicolon after use LWP::UserAgent caused very strange behaviour and not the normal warning...
[choroba]: Yes, sometimes missing ; after the use clause just interprets the next line somehow and passes the result to the used module which could happily ignore it. Been there, seen that.

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