NetBSD-Help archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: wanted: analog to procmail's lockfile

> In article <>,
> Aleksey Cheusov  <> wrote:
 >>Does anybody know more or less well known replacement for
 >>"lockfile" utility shipped with procmail?
 >>I'd prefer standalone utility that is distributed without so heavy baggage.

> shlock?

Unfortunately shlock cannot WAIT until lockfile is freed :-(

   while ! shlock ...; do
      sleep xxx;

looks ugly

Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index