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Re: cvs commit: src/usr.bin Makefile src/usr.bin/shlock Makefile shlock.c

From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2005 21:51:43 +0200
Mail-followup-to: commits@crater.dragonflybsd.org

On Sat, Jul 23, 2005 at 12:47:15PM -0700, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> joerg       2005/07/23 12:47:15 PDT
> DragonFly src repository
>   Modified files:
>     usr.bin              Makefile 
>   Added files:
>     usr.bin/shlock       Makefile shlock.c 
>   Log:
>   Add shlock(1), a program for the safe creation of lock files from shell
>   scripts. It's uses the same algorithm as implemented by Erik Fair, but
>   is easier to read and more stricter in checking for error conditions.

I'll leave it to someone more documentation savy to either write a nice
manpage from scratch or include the NetBSD version. The latter has a
small bug BTW, the script uses link / unlink and not rename :-)


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