Bruno Wolff III wrote:
On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 21:47:39 -0800,
bruce <bedouglas(a)earthlink.net> wrote:
> However, the issue with the approach is that it's somewhat synchronous. I'm
> looking for something that might be more asynchronous/parallel, in that I'd
> like to have multiple processes each access a unique group of files from the
> given dir as fast as possible.
If each process is accessing a unique group of files why do you need locking?
Can you explain a bit more about what is going on?
Yes, it seems like you're being deliberately vague. It's understandable
if you can't disclose what you're working on for some reason. But in
that case, don't expect useful help.