[PLUG] file locking

Pranav Peshwe pranavpeshwe at gmail.com
Sun Jul 19 20:01:15 PDT 2009


On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 9:27 PM, Rahul Sundaram
<sundaram at fedoraproject.org>wrote:

> On 07/17/2009 10:27 AM, म.हा.सा.ग.र wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Aditya Godbole<aag.lists at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 11:59 AM, Manas Alekar<maalekar at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> You might be interested in mandatory file locking via setgid. Mount
> >>> using option mand and then use lockf. There are pitfalls, though.
> >>
> >> I am looking at a user level approach, not a programmer level approach.
> >>
> >
> > this is not a direct answer to your question but the approach maybe
> > helpful in general sense... anywhere...
> >
> > the story:
>
> <snipped a story>
>
> If you don't have a direct helpful suggestion, it would be wise to
> refrain from adding noise.
>

I second Rahul's suggestion. I read that entire story hoping that there
would something useful in there somewhere. Found absolutely nothing that
could solve this particular problem. Kindly, be specific if you post.

- P


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