file open verification
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Fri Sep 27 15:30:42 EDT 2002
John Howard wrote:
> Situation - I have several files on an apache server that are being
> accessed by
> python programs that are receiving data from html forms.
> q1: How can the status of a file be checked? If two forms have been
> and the data is being added to a common file, how do I know that data
> from both forms are being written correctly to the common file?
> q2: Related to above - really more of a cgi question - does the apache
> server keep all these file accesses separate some way?
No, it's your job to keep them all separate. Not keeping them separate
will cause disaster. Use lockfiles.
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