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[REBOL] Re: how to do simple exclusive open (locking mechanism), without using t

From: holger:rebol at: 12-Jun-2001 9:06

On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 06:56:48PM +0200, Petr Krenzelok wrote:
> Hi, > > today I just experimented with 'open and various refinements, but could not > find any easy way of how to acomplish simple locking mechanism ... > > RT - why there is no open/exclusive? Would be very handy. Is there any > problem with multiplatform issues?
Yes, extremely tricky. It sometimes depends on the particular OS versions and even the type of installation and filesystems whether locking works. -- Holger Kruse [holger--rebol--com]