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Re: persistent file locks (was: How to successively log stuff to a file?
Re: persistent file locks (was: How to successively log stuff to a file?)
Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:21:54 +0200
> From: Michael Heerdegen <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2014 04:54:13 +0100
> When the user runs multiple Emacs processes, my lib should not cause
> both processes to append to one and the same file. I want to use Emacs
> file locks for preventing that. After reading
> (info "(elisp) File Locks"), it seems that locks are handled only
> implicitly, and are removed when the associated buffer is not modified
> any more. I need a persistent lock. Is there a way to achieve this?
> Or what would you recommend to do instead?
Name the file with the Emacs PID in the file name?