Asked By – Evan Fosmark
I need to lock a file for writing in Python. It will be accessed from multiple Python processes at once. I have found some solutions online, but most fail for my purposes as they are often only Unix based or Windows based.
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Alright, so I ended up going with the code I wrote
here, on my website link is dead, view on archive.org (also available on GitHub). I can use it in the following fashion:
from filelock import FileLock with FileLock("myfile.txt"): # work with the file as it is now locked print("Lock acquired.")
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