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Re^4: File lock demo

by LanX (Sage)
on Apr 24, 2021 at 17:38 UTC ( #11131690=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: File lock demo
in thread File lock demo

> And how unfortunate, too.

Thankfully I don't have the requirement for an "atomic deletion" of the file, because

  • I'm locking a semaphore file
  • the target files have unique names
  • their content is not security relevant
  • it's basically logging for observing state and retrieving errors

But I'm trying to build my solution as OS agnostic as possible.

I will let you know if I find something for "atomic deletion" on Win.

update

) though a use case might help to wrap my head around it. And Win has symlinks now...

> I guess I'm happy with the devil I know (Linux).

I still rather feel like a Linuxer even after 5 years in a Win project.

Cheers Rolf
(addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
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