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"Julián Moreno Patiño" 10-11-2011 07:32 PM

Bug#645014: ITP: libfile-fcntllock-perl -- Perl module for file locking with flock(2)
 
Package: wnpp
Owner: Julián Moreno Patiño <darkjunix@gmail.com>
Severity: wishlist
X-Debbugs-CC: debian-devel@lists.debian.org,debian-perl@lists.debian.org,642608@bugs.debian.org

* Package name : libfile-fcntllock-perl
Version : 0.12
Upstream Author : Jens Thoms Toerring <jt@toerring.de>
* URL : http://search.cpan.org/dist/File-FcntlLock/
* License : Artistic or GPL-1+
Programming Lang: Perl
Description : Perl module for file locking with flock(2)

File::FcntlLock is a Perl module for file locking using fcntl(2) system call.
This module allow locks on a whole file or on some parts of it to avoid some
shotcomings known in fcntl(2), which is based in Perl's flock() function.

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Guillem Jover 10-12-2011 03:19 AM

Bug#645014: ITP: libfile-fcntllock-perl -- Perl module for file locking with flock(2)
 
Hi!

First of all, thanks for packaging this so fast. :)

On Tue, 2011-10-11 at 14:32:25 -0500, Julián Moreno Patiño wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Owner: Julián Moreno Patiño <darkjunix@gmail.com>
> Severity: wishlist
> X-Debbugs-CC: debian-devel@lists.debian.org,debian-perl@lists.debian.org,642608@bugs.debian.org
>
> * Package name : libfile-fcntllock-perl
> Version : 0.12
> Upstream Author : Jens Thoms Toerring <jt@toerring.de>
> * URL : http://search.cpan.org/dist/File-FcntlLock/
> * License : Artistic or GPL-1+
> Programming Lang: Perl
> Description : Perl module for file locking with flock(2)

The module is using fcntl(2), not flock(2).

> File::FcntlLock is a Perl module for file locking using fcntl(2) system call.
> This module allow locks on a whole file or on some parts of it to avoid some
> shotcomings known in fcntl(2), which is based in Perl's flock() function.

I'd use the wording from upstream's README which seems clearer. And it's
probably worth mentioning that this supports reliable locking over NFS.

thanks,
guillem


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Julián Moreno Patiño 10-12-2011 05:17 AM

Bug#645014: ITP: libfile-fcntllock-perl -- Perl module for file locking with flock(2)
 
Hi,


First of all, thanks for packaging this so fast. :)
Ok, I am very happy to help you :)*

The module is using fcntl(2), not flock(2).

Fixed.*I'd use the wording from upstream's README which seems clearer. And it's



probably worth mentioning that this supports reliable locking over NFS.

Fixed.
I commit all previous changes in the git repository:
http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=pkg-perl/packages/libfile-fcntllock-perl.git


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