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Re: wanted: analog to procmail's lockfile

Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
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.


Unfortunately shlock cannot WAIT until lockfile is freed :-(

   while ! shlock ...; do
      sleep xxx;

looks ugly

what about setlock in daemontools.


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