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Mark Overmeer

NAME

Mail::Box::Locker::POSIX - lock a folder using kernel file-locking

CLASS HIERARCHY

 Mail::Box::Locker::POSIX
 is a Mail::Box::Locker
 is a Mail::Reporter

SYNOPSIS

 See Mail::Box::Locker

DESCRIPTION

This locker object is created by the folder to get an exclusive lock on the file which contains the data using the kernel's POSIX facilities. This lock is created on a separate file-handle to the folder file, so not the handle which is reading. Not all platforms support POSIX locking.

METHOD INDEX

Methods prefixed with an abbreviation are described in Mail::Reporter (MR), Mail::Box::Locker (MBL).

The general methods for Mail::Box::Locker::POSIX objects:

  MBL DESTROY                          MBL name
   MR errors                           MBL new OPTIONS
  MBL filename                          MR report [LEVEL]
  MBL hasLock                           MR reportAll [LEVEL]
  MBL isLocked                          MR trace [LEVEL]
  MBL lock FOLDER                      MBL unlock
   MR log [LEVEL [,STRINGS]]            MR warnings

The extra methods for extension writers:

   MR AUTOLOAD                          MR logPriority LEVEL
   MR DESTROY                           MR logSettings
   MR inGlobalDestruction               MR notImplemented

METHODS

SEE ALSO

Mail::Box-Overview

AUTHOR

Mark Overmeer (mailbox@overmeer.net). All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

VERSION

This code is beta, version 2.010.

Copyright (c) 2001 Mark Overmeer. All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.