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Manual of busybox functions in openwrt

Actually more than a manual is a complementary manual to provide examples, and more information when the help of the command is not clear on the console. Because, i guess for space needs, many commands on openwrt contains very a little documentation and sometimes are called differently on linux machines.

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lock

Useful for simulating semaphores or non-concurrent access to resources ( see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_locking about shell scripts ).

lock <filename>
  #creates a filename that will be hold as lock
  
lock -u <filename>
  # release the lock

inbox/script/manual_busybox_functions_openwrt.txt · Last modified: 2015/04/07 11:28 by pier4r