Re: mcedit file locking

On Mon, Mar 24, 2003 at 06:02:16PM -0500, Pavel Roskin wrote:

>> What do you think is the best way to implement file locking in mc
>> editor? I want to work on this issue, but first I want to consult you,
>> because you know many of the portability secrets :)
> Why do you think we need file locking in the editor?  It's not an often
> requested feature.  What kind of scenarios do you want to prevent?  Do we
> need write locks or read locks?

I just wanted to start work on the following TODO item:

"Lock files in the editor to prevent opening them more than once.
Warn user when opening locked file."

Did I misunderstand something?



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