[patch] Add advisory locks to HAL devices
rml at ximian.com
Mon Sep 13 11:07:54 PDT 2004
On Mon, 2004-09-13 at 08:54 +0000, Jesper Krogh wrote:
> Wouldn't it be nice to have the processid of the program that has
> obtained the lock directly?
The processes lifecycle may be shorter than the lifecycle of the lock,
> That would help hal or any other program to clean up if xmms crashed
> with a lock on my soundcard.
Maybe we can tie the lock to a resource owned by the process and notice
when the process dies and release the lock?
This would have to be an alternative use case, though, because of again
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