in reply to Re: Waiting for a file to be written
in thread Waiting for a file to be written
Yes, of course you are right, according to my own output!
Thanks for the correction, and suggestions :)I need to run the child processes in the background (it's a series of long jobs controlled by a queue manager) so I will look into locking. sleep(10) works too, though it's a rough hack...
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