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Apache::Session::Lock::Null(3pm)			User Contributed Perl Documentation			  Apache::Session::Lock::Null(3pm)

Apache::Session::Lock::Null - Does not actually provides mutual exclusion SYNOPSIS
use Apache::Session::Lock::Null; my $locker = new Apache::Session::Lock::Null; $locker->acquire_read_lock($ref); $locker->acquire_write_lock($ref); $locker->release_read_lock($ref); $locker->release_write_lock($ref); $locker->release_all_locks($ref); DESCRIPTION
Apache::Session::Lock::Null fulfills the locking interface of Apache::Session, without actually doing any work. This is the module to use if you want maximum performance and don't actually need locking. AUTHOR
This module was written by Jeffrey William Baker <>. SEE ALSO
Apache::Session perl v5.10.1 2010-10-18 Apache::Session::Lock::Null(3pm)

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Apache::Session::Lock::File(3pm)			User Contributed Perl Documentation			  Apache::Session::Lock::File(3pm)

Apache::Session::Lock::File - Provides mutual exclusion using flock SYNOPSIS
use Apache::Session::Lock::File; my $locker = new Apache::Session::Lock::File; $locker->acquire_read_lock($ref); $locker->acquire_write_lock($ref); $locker->release_read_lock($ref); $locker->release_write_lock($ref); $locker->release_all_locks($ref); $locker->clean($dir, $age); DESCRIPTION
Apache::Session::Lock::File fulfills the locking interface of Apache::Session. Mutual exclusion is achieved through the use of temporary files and the "flock" function. CONFIGURATION
The module must know where to create its temporary files. You must pass an argument in the usual Apache::Session style. The name of the argument is LockDirectory and its value is the path where you want the lockfiles created. Example: tie %s, 'Apache::Session::Blah', $id, {LockDirectory => '/var/lock/sessions'} If you do not supply this argument, temporary files will be created in /tmp. NOTES
clean This module does not unlink temporary files, because it interferes with proper locking. This can cause problems on certain systems (Linux) whose file systems (ext2) do not perform well with lots of files in one directory. To prevent this you should use a script to clean out old files from your lock directory. The meaning of old is left as a policy decision for the implementor, but a method is provided for implementing that policy. You can use the "clean" method of this module to remove files unmodified in the last $age seconds. Example: my $l = new Apache::Session::Lock::File; $l->clean('/var/lock/sessions', 3600) #remove files older than 1 hour acquire_read_lock Will do nothing if write lock is in effect, only set readlock flag to true. release_read_lock Will do nothing if write lock is in effect, only set readlock flag to false. Win32 and Cygwin Windows cannot escalate lock, so all locks will be exclusive. release_read_lock not supported - it is not used by Apache::Session. When deleting files, they are not locked (Win32 only). AUTHOR
This module was written by Jeffrey William Baker <>. SEE ALSO
Apache::Session perl v5.10.1 2010-10-18 Apache::Session::Lock::File(3pm)
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