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file locking in GNU pascal for Linux

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I have a pascal program that has to be launched by a PHP script on server in Linux environment. This program reads/writes a lot of files. How could I lock a read or written file to properly manage multiple users access ? In C language this is a 'flock' function, but I could not find a similar function in Pascal. I use GNU pascal compiler gpc for linux.
Thank you in advance for a response.
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FreePascal has an flock function in the 'linux' unit.

I have also found that it generates much smaller and faster applications than GPC.

The rest of your code should be be portable with a few minor 'tweaks'.

http://www.freepascal.org
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rainette:

Just a friendly reminder to return to your open questions.

thanks!
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rainette:

Why did you accept my answer? I am not an expert and I did not provide you with any information about your question.

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Because I didn't know what to do
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