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Flock

http://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/
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.

The flock program is part of the util-linux package.

Documentation

User manpage included

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
ExpatGenium7 February 2017



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
H. Peter Anvin Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Gentoo Homepage https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/sys-apps/flock
FreeBSD Homepage https://www.freshports.org/sysutils/flock/
Developer VCS Repository Webview https://git.kernel.org/cgit/utils/util-linux/util-linux.git/tree/sys-utils
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail mailto:hpa@zytor.com
General Download http://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/
History Developer http://ftp.kernel.org/pub/software/utils/script/flock/


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 February 2017.



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