[REBOL] Re: Multiuser database
From: greggirwin::mindspring::com at: 20-Mar-2006 8:06
Sunanda et al,
>> 1) Create a "lock" file when you access the database. The first thing
>> you do is check for its existence, create it if not there, and
>> delete it when you're done.
Sac> Though that gums things up if the task fails and does not delete the lock
Sac> file -- all future tasks are blocked waiting for the lock file to be deleted by
Sac> dead process.
Yup, thanks for making that clear, since I didn't go into too much
detail in my post. What is that saying about "an exercise for the