Subject: Re: Simultaneous builds
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/12/2002 11:13:11
>Ha yes, but this is because shlock tries to ping the process and
>can't do it if it's on another host. It's not because a NFS issue.
>What we could do is have shlock record the name of the host in
>addition to the pid, and skip the pid check if the host name is different
Yep, I've used that approach in the past with good success.
I've not looked at shlock, but provided you use ln to link a temp file to
the lock desired, it works ok on a working NFS setup.
I'll dig up the script when I get a chance.