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image.unlock - Function

1.1.1 Release any lock on the image


Description

This function releases any lock set on the image file (and also flushes any outstanding I/O to disk). It is not of general user interest. It can be useful in scripts when a file is being shared between more than one process. See also functions lock and haslock.

Arguments





Returns
bool

Example

 
 
"""  
#  
print "\t----\t unlock Ex 1 \t----"  
ia.fromarray(’xx’, ia.makearray(0,[10,20]), overwrite=true)  
ia.unlock()  
ia.close()  
#  
"""  
 
 
This releases the write lock on the \imagefile.  Now some  
other process can gain immediate access to the \imagefile.  
 

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