On Thu, 15 Apr 2004, Charles Comstock wrote:

> As a side note on implementation, is there a particular reason you chose
> to use filelocking when something like drb would allow you to do thread
> atomic gets across a network without necessarily having shared disk
> space?  Let alone a shared tuplespace which does even more fun things
> for you?

Because I using this for (reading and) writing the config file which
tells other processes where to find my DRb server, not wanting to
open things up so widely by having a Ring server (which I don't
fully understand yet anyway)...
>
> Charlie
>

        Hugh