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?