NAME

lockerd - Distributed lock handler for Perl IPC::Locker

SYNOPSIS

lockerd [ --help ] [ --port=port ] [ --host=host ] [ --path=fifo_path ] [ --version ]

DESCRIPTION

Lockerd will start a daemon to watch for and service connects by the Perl IPC::Locker package.

ARGUMENTS

--help

Displays this message and program version and exits.

--nofork

Keep the daemon in the foreground for debugging.

--host

Specifies the IP address to be used for the daemon. Defaults to localhost.

--port

Specifies the port number to be used for the daemon.

--path

Specifies that UNIX FIFO will be used for communications with clients and the path to the FIFO.

--version

Displays program version and exits.

PERFORMANCE

Lockerd has tested to perform well handling above 3,000 lock or unlock requests per second on a 2GHz AMD Operton server.

DISTRIBUTION

The latest version is available from CPAN and from https://www.veripool.org/ipc-locker.

Copyright 1999-2019 by Wilson Snyder. This package is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of either the GNU Lesser General Public License Version 3 or the Perl Artistic License Version 2.0.

AUTHORS

Wilson Snyder <wsnyder@wsnyder.org>

SEE ALSO

IPC::Locker, lockersh