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NFS-safe file locking with timeouts for POSIX systems

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flufl.lock - An NFS-safe file lock
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This package is called ``flufl.lock``. It is an NFS-safe file-based lock with
timeouts for POSIX systems.


Requirements
============

``flufl.lock`` requires Python 2.6 or newer, and is compatible with Python 3
when used with ``2to3``.


Documentation
=============

A `simple guide`_ to using the library is available within this package, in
the form of doctests. The manual is also available online in the Cheeseshop
at:

http://package.python.org/flufl.lock


Project details
===============

The project home page is:

http://launchpad.net/flufl.lock

You should report bugs at:

http://bugs.launchpad.net/flufl.lock

You can download the latest version of the package either from the Cheeseshop:

http://pypi.python.org/pypi/flufl.lock

or from the Launchpad page above. Of course you can also just install it with
``pip`` or ``easy_install`` from the command line::

% sudo pip flufl.lock
% sudo easy_install flufl.lock

You can grab the latest development copy of the code using Bazaar, from the
Launchpad home page above. See http://bazaar-vcs.org for details on the
Bazaar distributed revision control system. If you have Bazaar installed, you
can grab your own branch of the code like this::

bzr branch lp:flufl.lock

You may contact the author via barry@python.org.


Copyright
=========

Copyright (C) 2004-2010 Barry A. Warsaw

This file is part of flufl.lock.

flufl.lock is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free
Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any
later version.

flufl.lock is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY
WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR
A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more
details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along
with flufl.lock. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.


Table of Contents
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.. toctree::

docs/using.txt
NEWS.txt

.. _`simple guide`: docs/using.html

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NEWS for flufl.lock
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2.0 (2010-11-26)
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* Package renamed to flufl.lock.


Earlier
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Try `bzr log` for details.

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