On Thu, 31 Aug 2006, Joel VanderWerf wrote:

> khaines / enigo.com wrote:
>> Well now, that's really interesting, because I never had anything but
>> misery when I tried using pstore in a context where two threads or
>> processes would try to access the same file at the same time.  This has me
>> very curious as to why.
>
> In the case of threads you might have had misery because PStore doesn't do
> any thread-level locking (e.g. Mutex or Sync). But PStore should be safe at
> the process level, AFAIK.

it is - just not on nfs.  i use it this way quite a bit with zero issues.
it's really nice as the backend for tiny cgi scripts.

-a
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