synchronizing concurrent shell scripts

Michael L Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Mon Feb 12 13:50:19 MST 2007


On Mon, 2007-02-12 at 13:20 -0700, Bart Whiteley wrote:
> 
> Right.  This is why you should use the redirect '>' with noclobber instead.
> With noclobber, the redirect works like an atomic test-and-set.

That's good to know.  I learn something new about Unix and Linux every
day!  (well about something unix-related anyway.)

Michael


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