l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
L U G O D
 
Next Meeting:
October 7: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
TBD
Latest News:
Aug. 18: Discounts to "Velocity" in NY; come to tonight's "Photography" talk
Page last updated:
2003 Mar 20 21:50

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] simple stupid lockfile example?
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox-tech] simple stupid lockfile example?



On Tue, Mar 18, 2003 at 12:58:01AM -0800, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> i want to replace 'tin' with a shell script or alias that will
> test for a lock file (and call me a moron if it exists), make a lock file,
> run tin, and then delete the lock file...

=====
#! /bin/bash

LOCK=$HOME/.tin.lock

lockfile $LOCK
tin
rm -f $LOCK
=====

"lockfile" is part of the procmail package.

  if you ^C the script, you will have to clean up and delete the lockfile
on your own.  there are a few ways for the script to automatically
detect tin was killed, but you didn't ask for that.  ;)
_______________________________________________
vox-tech mailing list
vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech



LinkedIn
LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
facebook
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
Appahost Applications
For a significant contribution towards our projector, and a generous donation to allow us to continue meeting at the Davis Library.