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How to lock a file?

Mark Guo
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Joined: Nov 17, 2010
Posts: 58
Hi guys
I encountered a problem, when my server side writing a file name "A".txt not finished, the user side begin to read my "A".txt file, so the user get the file not perfect, please give me a solution to solve this problem and how to make the file be thread safe?
Thanks in advance!
Chris Hurst
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Joined: Oct 26, 2003
Posts: 443

This isn't read a threading question I suggest you try one of the other forums, your actually trying to make it process safe I believe. Also mentioning which OS your on will help.

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