A new and very robust method for doing file locking over NFS?

Douglas Alan nessus at mit.edu
Fri Apr 25 13:46:32 CEST 2003

Ben Hutchings <do-not-spam-ben.hutchings at businesswebsoftware.com> writes:

> The usual solution for creating a lock file in an NFS-safe way is:

Yes, this is the method described in the Red Hat man page for the
open() system call, which I mentioned, but it doesn't solve the
unlocking problem, which remains, I believe, as I described.


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