[distcc] Local vs. NFS lock files.

Donohue, Michael mdonohue at paypal.com
Tue Apr 5 17:40:46 GMT 2005

Care to elaborate on implementing a semaphore that is always correct?


-----Original Message-----
From: logic at jrlogic.dyndns.org [mailto:logic at jrlogic.dyndns.org] 
Sent: Monday, April 04, 2005 8:26 PM
To: Donohue, Michael
Cc: Martin Pool; distcc at lists.samba.org; Daniel Kegel
Subject: RE: [distcc] Local vs. NFS lock files.

> them locked.  With file creation, instead of file locking, we can look
> at the date the file was created, and choose to ignore its existence
> it is too old.

These seems like an awefully kludged hack. All that is needed is a
semaphore that is always correct.

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