File::FcntlLock - File locking with fcntl(2)

File locking in Perl is usually done using the "flock" function. Unfortunately, this only allows locks on whole files and is often implemented in terms of the flock(2) system function which has some shortcomings (especially concerning locks on remote...

JTT/File-FcntlLock-0.22 - 31 Jul 2014 20:14:53 GMT - Search in distribution

Mail::Box - manage a mailbox, a folder with messages

A Mail::Box::Manager creates "Mail::Box" objects. But you already knew, because you started with the Mail::Box-Overview manual page. That page is obligatory reading, sorry! "Mail::Box" is the base class for accessing various types of mailboxes (folde...

MARKOV/Mail-Box-3.002 - 31 Mar 2017 13:07:00 GMT - Search in distribution

Lock::File - file locker with an automatic out-of-scope unlocking mechanism

"lockfile" is a perlfunc "flock" wrapper. The lock is autotamically released as soon as the assotiated object is no longer referenced. "lockfile_multi" makes non-blocking "lockfile" calls for multiple files and throws and exception if all are locked....

MMCLERIC/Lock-File-1.03 - 16 Jun 2013 21:00:06 GMT - Search in distribution

Fcntl::Packer - Build packed structures for passing into fcntl.

POSIX fcntl(2) function accepts some structures that may be difficult to build from Perl in a portable way (for instance, "struct flock"). This module implements pairs of methods to pack/unpack these structures. EXPORT The following subroutines can b...

SALVA/Fcntl-Packer-0.03 - 22 Apr 2013 16:00:01 GMT - Search in distribution

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