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author jake@edge2.net
date Fri, 27 May 2005 07:16:58 -0700
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# lock.py - simple locking scheme for mercurial
#
# Copyright 2005 Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com>
#
# This software may be used and distributed according to the terms
# of the GNU General Public License, incorporated herein by reference.

import os, time

class LockHeld(Exception):
    pass

class lock:
    def __init__(self, file, wait = 1):
        self.f = file
        self.held = 0
        self.wait = wait
        self.lock()

    def __del__(self):
        self.release()

    def lock(self):
        while 1:
            try:
                self.trylock()
                return 1
            except LockHeld, inst:
                if self.wait:
                    time.sleep(1)
                    continue
                raise inst
        
    def trylock(self):
        pid = os.getpid()
        try:
            os.symlink(str(pid), self.f)
            self.held = 1
        except:
            raise LockHeld(os.readlink(self.f))

    def release(self):
        if self.held:
            self.held = 0
            os.unlink(self.f)