semop key, opstring
Calls the System V IPC system call
semop(2) to perform
semaphore operations such as signaling and waiting.
opstring must be a packed array of
structures. You can make each
semop structure by saying
pack('s*', $semnum, $semop, $semflag). The number of
semaphore operations is implied by the length of opstring. The
function returns true if successful, or false if there is an error.
On error, it puts the error code into
$!. Before calling, you
This function is available only on machines supporting System V IPC.require "ipc.ph"; require "sem.ph";