Mail::Box::Locker::POSIX - lock a folder using kernel file-locking
Mail::Box::Locker::POSIX is a Mail::Box::Locker is a Mail::Reporter
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.
The general methods for
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
Mark Overmeer (email@example.com). All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
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.