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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] tools/hotplug/Linux: forced to release lock if holder process is gone
Kouya Shimura writes ("[Xen-devel] [PATCH] tools/hotplug/Linux: forced to
release lock if holder process is gone"):
> When a script using locking.sh is stopped by ctrl-C, the lock file remains.
> We have to wait 100 seconds for releasing the lock at the next time.
Thanks, I have applied your patch.
This kind of thing is one reason why lockfiles where the lock is
regarded as held if the file exists are horrible. It's a shame that
we don't have any fcntl/flock style locking primitives available in
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