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Re: locking in smsd

From: Pawel Kot
Subject: Re: locking in smsd
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2012 07:41:58 +0200


On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 7:15 AM, alonso acuña <address@hidden> wrote:
> If I delete the lockfile then gnokii continues to work properly even
> with smsd running.

I think you're just lucky. In the normal case smsd will stop working
or gnokii call will fail.

> I suppose if by chance they both try to do
> something at the same time then that would cause trouble. It would be
> better if smsd or libgnokii placed the lock only when really using the
> phone.

The way how smsd works is to keep alive connection with the phone. So
in these terms it is using the phone all the time.

take care,
Pawel Kot

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