The software on this pages will slowly be moved to GitHub https://github.com/hilbix/. The CVS repository will be migrated to GIT as well, so the history will be preserved, a bit. See FAQ.
The tools are developed under Linux with
release early, release often
So you can consider this beta software, or alpha, or pre-alpha, or even worse ;)
Have a look in the download directory for all downloads.
As always here, all you get is the source. No binaries here.
Create a directory for locking purpose
⇒ ⇒ ⇒ The development shifted to another location. All future versions will be published at https://github.com/hilbix/lockdir ⇐ ⇐ ⇐
This does not create a lockfile, it creates a lockdir. While it waits it presents you with a waiting indicator. Returns true if successful, false otherwise. You can give a maximum waiting time. If this time is reached the lockdir is removed via rmdir. (This can fail, by purpose.)
First version, it works
License and Disclaimer
All you can see here is free software according to the GNU GPL.