Revision history for Perl extension IPC::Locker

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* IPC::Locker 1.492 2013/01/31

***     Add --host option to lockerd.  [Victor Gamov]


* IPC::Locker 1.491 2012/03/16

****	Fix cpan-testers' tests on systems without perldoc.


* IPC::Locker 1.489 2012/01/12

****	Fix some false CPAN test failures.


* IPC::Locker 1.488 2010/08/04

****	Fix some false CPAN test failures with pidstat on slow systems.


* IPC::Locker 1.487 2010/07/01

****	Fix documentation on ::Server, bug252.  [Dennis McCoy]

****	Use Test::More to simplify test failure debugging.


* IPC::Locker 1.486 2010/04/20

**	Add 3 automatic retries on connection failures.  [Krishna Subramanian]
	Override using IPC::Locker->new()'s connect_tries and connect_sleep.

***	Fix repeating locks to one client, bug237.  [by Krishna Subramanian]

****	Fix "waiting" messages to show first lock name, not last.


* IPC::Locker 1.485 2010/03/04

****	Fix Pod::Usage dependency, rt51024.  [Andreas Koenig]


* IPC::Locker 1.484 2009/05/08

**	This package is now licensed under LGPL v3 and/or Artistic v2.0.


* IPC::Locker 1.483 2008/07/28

****	Fix pidwatch --killer --signal to prepend dash.  [Bryce Denney]

****	Fix locker ignoring remote PidWatch process death.


* IPC::Locker 1.482 2008/07/01

***	Don't require pidstatd for pidwatch'es on localhost. [Bryce Denney]


* IPC::Locker 1.481 2008/02/09

****	Fix Perl 5.6.2 compile warnings.  [cpan-testers]


* IPC::Locker 1.480 2008/02/01

****	Added return type suppression to IPC::PidStat::pid_request.

****	Fix server to support over 1024 client connections.  [Bryce Denney]

****	Lockerd performance enhancements to support > 3000 requests/second.


* IPC::Locker 1.472 2007/07/16

****	Fix locker test.  [cpan-testers]


* IPC::Locker 1.471 2007/07/05

****	Fix loosing $@ in evals due to IO::Socket::INET bug.  [Bryce Denney]


* IPC::Locker 1.470 2007/05/04

**	Add uriexec.  [by Jeff Dutton]

****	Scripts are now distributed under the script directory.


* IPC::Locker 1.463 2007/04/05

****	Fix 'make test' issues on systems without Nagios.  [cpan-testers]


* IPC::Locker 1.462 2007/04/03

***	Fix requested pid not being passed down to server.  [Vasu Arasanipalai]

****	Fix --help to use Pod::Usage instead of depreciated pod2text.


* IPC::Locker 1.461 2007/01/24

****	Pass full hostname through IPC::PidStat daemons.
	This allows lockerd to process returns from hosts with aliased names.


* IPC::Locker 1.460 2007/01/23

**	Support locking across multiple domains.  [Daniel DeFolo]

***	Use fully qualified domain name instead of hostname. [Daniel DeFolo]


* IPC::Locker 1.452 2006/08/07

***	Destroy_unlock now only unlocks when the current pid matches the pid
	that requested the lock, to prevent forked processes from unlocking
	the lock.  [Jeff Dutton]

***	Add pidwatch --foreground switch.


* IPC::Locker 1.451 2006/05/23

****	Cache IP addresses to avoid name server traffic. [by Greg Waters]


* IPC::Locker 1.450 (Alpha release only)

**	Created lockersh program for adding locks around other programs.

***	Add IPCLOCKER_HOST and IPCLOCKER_PORT environment variables.


* IPC::Locker 1.440 2006/03/13

***	Add Nagios plugins check_lockerd and check_pidstatd.

***	Fix pidwatch dieing due to SIGCHILD race. [by Greg Waters]


* IPC::Locker 1.434 2005/10/13

**	NEWS is now renamed Changes, to support CPAN indexing. [Offer Kaye]

****	Fixed initalization scripts.


* IPC::Locker 1.433 2004/12/01

***	Fix filename conflict on Windows


* IPC::Locker 1.431 2004/09/13

***	Disassociate pidstatd from stdout so runs better as deamon.


* IPC::Locker 1.430 2004/01/27

****	Warn about non-root pidstatd initialization.


* IPC::Locker 1.420 2003/07/24

**	Added pidstat tool for querying the daemon. [by Stephen Adkins]

***	Added pid_request_recv method.

***	Added pid=># parameter for setting PID to track. [Stephen Adkins]


* IPC::Locker 1.410 2003/01/31

***	Added lock_list() method.  [by Anton Berezin]


* IPC::Locker 1.401 2002/08/22

****	Fix tests to start the servers automatically.


* IPC::Locker 1.400 2002/08/01

**	Added pidstatd deamon and pidwatch program.
	Optional.  If running, allows for autounlocking across any hosts,
	and for any generic application to determine if a PID exists on the
	server's machine.

***	Added ping() method for determining if a server is up.

***	Added example init.d/lockerd file.


* IPC::Locker 1.300 2002/04/03

**	Added autounlock switch to locks.  This records the host
	and pid which obtained the lock, and if that PID disappears
	the lock is released to a new host.  [Stephen Adkins]

***	Fixed bug which made lockerd --port option not work.

***	Allow colon separated hostnames for fallback hosting.


* IPC::Locker 1.200 2001/11/15

**	Allow multiple lock names on lock requests,
	and return the first one which becomes free. [Mike Lopresti]

**	A zero timeout will disable timeouts.  [James FitzGibbon]


* IPC::Locker 1.14 2000/02/13

**	Changed default port to 'lockerd' which will look up the port
	number in /etc/services.  If not found defaults to old 1751.

***	Improved detection and recovery of daemon failures.


* IPC::Locker 1.12 2000/05/24

**	Added support for Unix named sockets
	[Written by kaspar@lifosa.com]

***	Fixed bug where lock expiration timer would fire at wrong time

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