'flock' is a small utility to manage advisory file locks from shell scripts. Advisory file locks let programs tell other programs that a particular file is in use and shouldn't be used until the lock is released.
released on 2 May 2003
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|GPLv2||Janet Casey||18 March 2003|
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|H. Peter Anvin||Maintainer|
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