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lockable resource module

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Resource locking module for python.

Originally designed for following projects:

Module provides python API and simple CLI interface.

Resource is released in following cases:

  • process ends
  • when context ends when lockable.auto_lock(..) is used
  • allocation.unlock() is called
  • lockable.unlock(<allocation>) is called

Resources data provider support following mechanisms:

  • resources.json file in file system
  • python list of dictionaries
  • http uri which points to API and is used with HTTP GET method. API should provide resources.json data as json object.

CLI interface

% lockable --help
usage: lockable [-h] [--validate-only] [--lock-folder LOCK_FOLDER] [--resources RESOURCES]
                [--timeout TIMEOUT] [--hostname HOSTNAME]
                [--requirements REQUIREMENTS]
                [command [command ...]]

run given command while suitable resource is allocated.
Usage example: lockable --requirements {"online":true} echo using resource: $ID

positional arguments:
  command               Command to be execute during device allocation

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --validate-only       Only validate resources.json
  --lock-folder LOCK_FOLDER
                        lock folder
  --resources RESOURCES
                        Resources file
  --timeout TIMEOUT     Timeout for trying allocate suitable resource
  --hostname HOSTNAME   Hostname
  --requirements REQUIREMENTS
                        requirements as json string



lockable = Lockable([hostname], [resource_list_file], [resource_list], [lock_folder])


allocation = lockable.lock(requirements, [timeout_s])
# or using resource info

or using context manager which unlock automatically

with lockable.auto_lock(requirements, [timeout_s]) as allocation:

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