Re: Multiple Machines

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1. On Windows this works well as file and device locking is mandatory.  Moreover, the default is to create an exclusive lock when opening an I/O channel to a device.  So, by default other threads and processes cannot concurrently access the device.  On Linux and OS X, file and device locking is 100% advisory.  Any number of threads and processes can open an I/O channel to the same device and concurrently write or read from it.

2. Several years ago, I actually wrote the necessary Python code for the Eggbot Control extension to do coordinated device locking.  However, I never got around to wiring it in.  If someone is interested, here it is,