(Windows) Finding out which process has locked a file.

CinnamonDonkey CinnamonDonkey at googlemail.com
Fri May 15 09:05:46 CEST 2009


I have to say, this has got to be one of the least helpful groups I am
subscribed to.

Some interesting links...

   http://support.microsoft.com/kb/218965

   http://timgolden.me.uk/python/win32_how_do_i/add-security-to-a-file.html#the-short-version

   http://timgolden.me.uk/python/win32_how_do_i/get-the-owner-of-a-file.html




On 15 May, 03:47, "Gabriel Genellina" <gagsl-... at yahoo.com.ar> wrote:
> En Thu, 14 May 2009 08:42:07 -0300, Lawrence D'Oliveiro escribió:
>
> > In message <787d6072-3381-40bd-
> > af20-8e1a40405... at h23g2000vbc.googlegroups.com>, CinnamonDonkey wrote:
>
> >> I have a script running which occa[s]ionally fails because it is trying
> >> to delete a file in use by another process. When this happens I want
> >> it to log which process has the lock.
>
> > Maybe there is no such process. Maybe it's just the Dimdows filesystem
> > randomly returning a failure on its own. How would you know?
>
> Oh, c'mon, that's just nonsense and doesn't help anybody.
>
> --
> Gabriel Genellina




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