Synchronization between applications
Posted on 1998-06-12
I have a DLL which is being used by 2 applications. I want to synchronize the accesing of the DLL using a mutex. I
I used a CMutex object and used CSingleLock to lock and unlock the resource(DLL). It is working in the same apllication. But across applications the DLL is not getting locked. I want to know what is the reason and solution for this. Kindly help me. Is it not possible thro mutexes? Can I know that process of putting the applications in OLE out-of-process server and Yonat suggested to me?
Chensu: I have given the object name for the mutex.
The code construct is as follows:
CMutex mutObj; //in global scope
//inside my resource
The exclusion is taking place within the appln but not across the applns.