I tried a program using "flock", and it ran just fine.
On Wed, 7 Apr 1999, Sasha Pachev wrote:
> Charles Kirby wrote:
> > cebu.hello.com$ ./bin/start
> > MiniVend V3.12
> > I got as far as installing minivend on a BSDI-3.0 machine, but get this
> > when I try to start it:
> > Could not Could not lock file: Operation not supported error file 'Use of
> > uninit
> > ialized value at /usr/var/home/kirby/mvend/lib/Vend/Util.pm line 1366.
> > ':
> > Operation not supported
> > to report this error:
> > - - - [07/April/1999:19:19:45 -0400] - - MiniVendV3.12
> > cebu.hello.com$
> > I've looked thru' all documentation and the last 5 months lists, but can't
> > find anything to help.
> > This is minivend-3.12 on BSDI -3.0, i386 p60.
> > Any ideas? Thanks,ck
> man flock
> Write a little C program that locks and unlocks a file, see if it will
> compile/run, if not, your kernel probably does not suport file locking,
> see if you can fix that, if everything's OK, something else is wrong.
> Sasha Pachev