Detect Linux Runlevel

Marko Rauhamaa marko at
Wed Dec 7 05:10:23 EST 2016

Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at>:

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

The point is, the utmp scheme seems to be fundamentally broken. You
can't use a regular file for this kind of communication.


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