Perl lock Function

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Description

This function places an advisory lock on a shared variable, or referenced object contained in THING until the lock goes out of scope.

lock() is a "weak keyword" : this means that if you've defined a function by this name before any calls to it, that function will be called instead.

Syntax

Following is the simple syntax for this function:

lock THING

Return Value

This function does not return any value.

Example

Following is the example code showing its basic usage:


When above code is executed, it produced following result




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