Lock files (was: [antlr-interest] ANTLR 3.0ea1 and ANTLRWorks 1.0ea1
John D. Mitchell
johnm-antlr at non.net
Thu Jun 2 12:55:12 PDT 2005
>>>>> "Terence" == Terence Parr <parrt at cs.usfca.edu> writes:
>>>>>> On Jun 2, 2005, at 12:44 PM, John D. Mitchell wrote:
>> Historically, file locks in Java have pretty much been completely
>> worthless from a portability perspective. Lots of bug reports, etc. I
>> haven't bothered to look to see if this is any better with Java v5.0.
>> Is there some reason that you really need to use them?
> Well, not really I guess. Just trying to be safe as there may be many
> many parsers / antlr instances running all trying to write stats.
So, why are the stats of all of the separate things being written to a
single, contentious file? Don't you want the information cleanly separated
Hope this helps,
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