On Thursday 01 May 2003 07:17 pm, Nate Jenkins wrote:
> I would like it best if my "open" would fail. However I have tried calling
> open with O_EXCL and it still opens when another process has claimed the
> /dev/parportX. I have also tried calling ioctl with PPEXCL and it still
> will not keep other processes from blocking when trying to get at it...
> Bob, why O_NOCTTY, I thought that was for serial devices?
I think I cut-n-pasted it :-(
The problem was something else was using the device.
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