lockredis

Simple locking utility on top of Redis

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lockredis

Barebones locking utility for Redis. Uses the algorithm described in Redis Documentation.

install

npm install lockredis

usage

var lockredis = require('lockredis');
var locker = lockredis(redis.createClient());

locker('lockname', {
    timeout: 5000, // Time for a lock to expire on its own in milliseconds
    retries: Infinity, // Number of retries in case the lock is already acquired
    retryDelay: 250 // Time between retry attempts in milliseconds
}, function(err, done) {
    if (err) {
        // Lock could not be acquired for some reason.
    }

    // do stuff...

    done() // release lock
});

license

MIT

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