# try to acquire exclusive lock. if fail to acquire lock within 60s, die.
my $lock = SHARYANTO::File::Flock->lock($file);
# explicitly unlock
# automatically unlock if object is DESTROY-ed.
DESCRIPTIONThis is yet another flock module. It is a more lightweight alternative to File::Flock with some other differences:
- OO interface only
Autoretry (by default for 60s) when trying to acquire lock
I prefer this approach to blocking/waiting indefinitely or failing immediately.
$lock = SHARYANTO::File::Flock->lock($path, \%opts)Acquire an exclusive lock on $path. $path will be created if not already exists. If $path is already locked by another process, will retry (by default for 60 seconds). Will die if failed to acquire lock.
Will automatically unlock if $lock goes out of scope. Upon unlock, will remove $path if it was created and is still empty (this behavior is the same as File::Flock).
retries => INT (default: 60)
Number of retries (equals number of seconds, since retry is done every second).
$lock->releaseSynonym for unlock().
CAVEATSNot yet tested on Windows. Some filesystems do not support inode?
AUTHORSteven Haryanto <[email protected]>
COPYRIGHT AND LICENSEThis software is copyright (c) 2013 by Steven Haryanto.
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.
FUNCTIONSNone are exported by default, but they are exportable.