On May 20, 10:45    
> On May 20, 2008, at 10:25 PM, Daniel Berger wrote:
>
> > The first run will work, but trying to start the program up again will
> > fail instantly because of the lock on DATA. I should probably do some
> > cleanup there, too, but I thought I'd toss this out there and see if
> > this is of interest to anyone.
>
> > Or was I was recovering from a hangover in college when they mentioned
> > this trick in class? Anyway, there you go.
>
> quite interesting, i use self-locking scripts quite often, but DATA is   廭>
> thanks for the tip.

You're welcome. :)

I've wasted a lot of time with pid files...

Regards,

Dan