Detect Linux Runlevel

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at
Wed Dec 7 02:58:19 EST 2016

On Wednesday 07 December 2016 18:08, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:

>    This is a problem with advisory locking. The fact that anyone can
>    create an exclusive lock on a file they can only read! Is this
>    behavior appropriate?
>    <URL:
>    r/msg00026.html>

Whereas if it were mandatory locking, enforced by the OS, it wouldn't be a 

Here's that URL without the indent and word-wrapping:

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