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A distributed lock

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django-distributedlock

A django app for functions or tasks that needs distributed lock, e.g. for management commands that used in cron jobs

Instalation

Install with pip in your environment:

$ pip install django-distributedlock

Add in your settings.py in INSTALLED_APPS

INSTALLED_APPS = (
...
'distributedlock',
...
)

django-distributedlock can be work with django cache or a database model, you must to set the client in the variable DISTRIBUTEDLOCK_CLIENT, with the values cache or database according your needs.:

DISTRIBUTEDLOCK_CLIENT="cache"       # or "database"

Use

For register a distrbuted function with decorator:

from distributedlock import distributedlock

@distributedlock()
def my_task():
    print "running"

or you can use the sentence with:

with distributedlock('my_key_task'):
    print 'running'

Tests

Once installed in your django project:

django-admin.py test distributedlock

Needs gevent installed only for tests purpose.

Some ideas were take from https://github.com/snbuback/DistributedLock

© 2013 Scryent License BSD

Current code @ https://github.com/15five/django-distributedlock

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