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Re: Critical section FCFS

by neilwatson (Priest)
on Jul 13, 2016 at 18:59 UTC ( #1167724=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Critical section FCFS

Perhaps a queuing service instead. Input programs write to the queue and crit.pl reads the queue on its own time. Redis or RabbitMQ come to mind.

Neil Watson
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Re^2: Critical section FCFS
by aj7700 (Initiate) on Jul 14, 2016 at 03:13 UTC
    Neil, this would require a queuing application. Just wondering if there is another way which doesn't involve other applications. Thank you

      I think you misunderstood Neil.

      Your applications that call "crit.pl" would not need to be modified.

      Rather "crit.pl" would queue a request and wait for the response. Then a "critd.pl" would read a request from the queue, do whatever processing, send a response then read the next request.

      There are several modules on CPAN that can manage inter-process queues.

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