why does this simple counter fail?
fred at resel.fr
Wed Mar 23 18:35:09 UTC 2011
Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> writes:
> Can any of you php hackers tell me why this simple self-hacked
> counter bomb?
As others said, what does 'this simple counter bomb' means?
> $fp = fopen($directory.$file, "r+");
> flock($fp, 1);
You want an exclusive lock (LOCK_EX, which is 2 is you use some ancient
PHP), not a shared lock.
When updating the file:
> fputs($fp, $count);
> fputs($fp, "\n");
> fputs($fp, $file);
Why do you feel the need to store the filename inside the file itself?
You don't seem to need it after.
Frédéric Perrin -- http://tar-jx.bz
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