Manage locks from shell scripts
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.
DocumentationUser manpage included
7 February 2017
Leaders and contributors
|H. Peter Anvin||Maintainer|
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||https://git.kernel.org/cgit/utils/util-linux/util-linux.git/tree/sys-utils|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 April 2018.
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