[Qgis-developer] .gislock

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Tue Jan 20 05:07:05 EST 2009

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 10:43 AM, Paolo Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it> wrote:
> Benjamin Ducke ha scritto:
>> Maybe a good idea would be for the GRASS plugin to store its
>> own lock file with the current machine name and user name alongside
>> the GRASS lock file. That lock file should only get deleted if the
>> GRASS plugin cleanly logs out of the current mapset.
>> After a crash, it would still be present and the plugin could display
>> something like:
>> "The mapset appears in use by:"user name" on machine "pc name" are you
>> sure you want to proceed? Caution: this may result in data loss if
>> another user or program is accessing the same data".
> Nice idea. This could be an useful addition to upstream GRASS, rather
> than on QGIS alone.

Please file a ticket on this in GRASS-trac to handle this case.


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