code to demonstrate file lock without RMS #220105 (6/11/2012 2:23:59 PM) comp.os.vms
Re: code I just posted demonstrating file locking without RMS.
For simplicity, code prompts for a FID instead of a file name.
Then it tries to open the file, and prompts with WAIT> while
code to demonstrate file lock without RMS990 (6/11/2012 2:12:43 PM) comp.os.vms
Here is the sample program I promised. Discussion in the next post.
The fellow who wanted a $1 bet can deposit his losses in the next
charity bowl he sees in some store.
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Most of you geriatrics are a lot closer to retirement than me so this
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