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grmd is a resource lock management daemon, for Unix-like systems. It supports both shared and exclusive locks, and deadlock detection. In the event of a deadlock, it will notify the applications involved immediately. In addition to the C API, it provides a simple Perl interface.

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Recent releases

  •  15 Feb 2007 11:31

    Release Notes: Changes were made to the daemon code and option handling. Signal handling was improved. The default host is now NADDR_ANY. The maximum length of pid, resid, and key was increased from 64 to 256. A segmentation fault that occurred when access was denied by libwrap was fixed.

    •  31 Jan 2007 15:51

      Release Notes: "getpr" and "getrp" functions were added to get resource status. was added to force unlocking for a zombie lock.

      •  18 Jun 2004 10:15

        No changes have been submitted for this release.


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