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HP-UX 11i v1.6 critical impact:

flock - now available (CrUn7)

IO Impacts KN Impacts ME Impacts

Problem description

The flock function exists on Tru64 UNIX and will be available with the HP-UX 11i v2 May 2005 release.

The flock function applies or removes an advisory lock on the file associated with the filedes file descriptor.

The Migration Environment contains Tru64 UNIX APIs, development tools, and commands and utilities to assist customers in migrating their applications from Tru64 UNIX to HP-UX.


C/C++ Functionsflock            

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Solution description

The flock function is in the Migration Environment.

The flock function is similar to and can be replaced with the lockf and fcntl functions.

The flock function that is in the Migration Environment does not behave in the same manner as the flock function on Tru64 UNIX. The flock function will also be available with the HP-UX 11i v2 May 2005 release.

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Problem summary

classifications source types OS release severity type
IO, KN, ME C, C++ HP-UX 11i v1.6 critical unavailable
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