critical sections protecting multiple processes (not threads)

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Wed Mar 26 23:17:46 CET 2003


    >> http://groups.google.com/groups?q=python+file+access+os.open&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&scoring=d&selm=mailman.1044021160.3038.python-list%40python.org&rnum=1
    >> 
    >> That should get you pointed in the right direction.

    Will> Not if he uses Windows with Apache for testing etc.  You are
    Will> pointing him towards creating special purpose *n?x links.

Check the os.open docs.  They explicitly say:

    Availability: Macintosh, Unix, Windows.

That said, no, I haven't tested this on Windows.  In fact, as the text
suggested, I haven't tested it anywhere. ;-)

Skip





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