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Journal of chaoticset (2105)

Thursday January 03, 2002
02:51 AM

Points To Remember

[ #1881 ]
I Super Searched the monastery for how to file-lock database files, and the wide range of bizarre comments makes me think it's wise to look at that as one of the last things to resolve.

Gotta add the drop-into-cart code, still.

Gotta figure out what to have for tests for that, too.

Mainly just wanted to note the database flocking thing. Perhaps I should check up on that in _Nutshell_ -- perhaps this is one of those (few) things that the monastery just happens to be (deficient|ambiguous) about.

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  • You mentioned you still had a cookbook on CD, right?

    Recipe 14.5 - Locking DBM Files.

    hth
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    • Wonderful! :) Thank you very much. There's so much stuff on the _Bookshelf_ CD...I wonder what else I'm missing that I currently need.

      (I would never sell a book I didn't still have a copy of. It hurts to think I'm selling the only *paper* copy I have of the Cookbook, even though I know the CD is equivalent.)

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      You are what you think.
      • Cookbook was the first Perl book I bought - learned my initial Perl from that and programs. That said, I'd be fine selling it now because I never use the paper version. Of the books on the CD, I only use the paper Nutshell (which is somewhat heavily annotated).

        (Mind you, for books I've not got on CD, I have somewhat heavy use sometimes.)

        What would be nice is an editor that can note what a scalar is blessed as and produce the appropriate documentation on its methods. Due to Perl's somewhat flexible OO na
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