[Mono-list] Named mutex not working

Ian Norton ian.norton-badrul at thales-esecurity.com
Sun Jan 22 12:07:16 UTC 2012

What do you see if you prefix the mutex name with "Global"?

Do all the processes run as the same user?

I may have used dictation software to write this email, please excuse any confusing mistakes.

Nicholas Frechette <zeno490 at gmail.com> wrote:

>I am using mono 2.10.6 under ubuntu 11.04.
>Using the following line:
>bool lWasMutexCreated;
>Mutex lSystemMutex = new Mutex(true, "SystemMutex", out
>The mutex is always acquired and created even if ran from multiple
>concurrent processes. I also tried using Mutex(false, "SystemMutex");
>with WaitOne() on the mutex and it always succeeds to acquire the
>mutex even when it clearly shouldn't.
>Are named mutexes supported under mono?
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