Check file is locked?

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Wed Jul 8 01:57:35 CEST 2009


In message <mailman.2795.1246997268.8015.python-list at python.org>, Christian 
Heimes wrote:

> By the way most operating systems don't lock a file when it's opened for
> reading or writing or even executed.

The general conclusion seems to be that mandatory locking is more trouble 
than it's worth.




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