[rc5] Client Cooperation

Vincent Janelle random at avara.com
Fri Aug 1 21:26:28 EDT 1997


Yes.  File locking will prevent(read: should) prevent multiple computers
from writing to the same file at one time.

On Fri, 1 Aug 1997, Bryan Talbot wrote:

> Really, so even if several different machines share a common NFS mounted
> directory, they can safely share the in and out buffers?  What kind of
> concurency semaphores do the clients use?  Do they write a "lock" file
> to the directory before they access the buffers?
> 
> 
> Vincent Janelle wrote:
> 
> > All the clients can share the buffer files, no matter what OS/ chip
> > architechture you are using.
> >
> > On Fri, 1 Aug 1997 spcox at HUB.ofthe.NET wrote:
> >
> > > Can the rc5v2 2.002 command line client share buffers with the
> > > guiwin32?
> > >
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