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[REBOL] Re: Multiuser database

From: gabriele::colellachiara::com at: 22-Mar-2006 12:34

Hi Petr, On Tuesday, March 21, 2006, 7:38:42 PM, you wrote: PK> OK, so why opening file under linux does not lock it automatically? I PK> would simply vote for such mechanism being available to rebol, if PK> possible and cross platform ... open/lock [...] PK> If natively, it could be handled inside rebol then .... It probably should, but it's likely to be a pain to do in a multiplatform way (i.e. if we want the exact same behavior in all platforms)... not that I have studied the issue deeply, though.
>>The best solution is always to have a single-threaded process >>providing serialized access to the given resource. When you can't >>do that, you are forced to deal with troubles.
PK> how is that? we have semaphores, no? :-) Yep, but the above is much simpler. :) Regards, Gabriele. -- Gabriele Santilli <> --- Colella Chiara software division ---