flufl.lock - An NFS-safe file lock

This package is called flufl.lock. It is an NFS-safe file-based lock with timeouts for POSIX systems.


flufl.lock requires Python 2.6 or newer, and is compatible with Python 3.


A simple guide to using the library is available within this package, in the form of doctests.

Project details

You can install it with pip:

% pip install flufl.lock

You can grab the latest development copy of the code using git. The master repository is hosted on GitLab. If you have git installed, you can grab your own branch of the code like this:

$ git clone git@gitlab.com:warsaw/flufl.lock.git

You may contact the author via barry@python.org.