Concurrent use bug

Raymond Venneker venn at
Mon Oct 25 07:52:36 EDT 1993


When starting up GRASS it checks for existance of a file $HOME/.gislock.
If found it holds the pid of the GRASS session currently running and a
diagnostic is printed (... concurrent use not allowed) followed by an exit.

However, I can start up GRASS from another machine without problems [provided
there is no process with the same pid as GRASS on the other machine] 

If concurrent use is really that awful, the checking mechanism should be


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