[patch] Add advisory locks to HAL devices

Joe Shaw joeshaw at novell.com
Wed Sep 15 14:56:56 PDT 2004

On Sun, 2004-09-12 at 20:24 +0200, David Zeuthen wrote:
> Very cool, I just played around with it and it looks good. The only real
> comment I have is that the Lock() method shouldn't return anything and
> instead just throw an exception if the device is already locked.
> Right now it returns either TRUE or [FALSE, reason] which is a bit
> difficult to catch when using language bindings.

Okay, fixed all these things in this current patch.  I couldn't test the
spec stuff, though... I've never been able to get it to build.

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