Then you are going to have to lock a text file, but chances are you will end up deadlocking things. I'd rethink the whole thing if I were you.
-Rasmus On Tue, 13 Aug 2002, vic wrote: > I have no database, this has to be done in PHP > > - Vic > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Rasmus Lerdorf [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2002 3:05 PM > To: vic > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: RE: [PHP] count link clicks > > > Really? That sounds more complicated than I think I need it to be, > can't > > I use something like: > > > > '<a href="'.$PHP_SELF.'?add_form='.$value.'">' > > > > and somehow (this is what I need to know) get $value to increase in > > value as the user clicks on the link again and again... > > Nope, you would be fighting race conditions forever with an approach > like > that. You need an atomic way to increment a counter. The best way to > do > that is to use the builtin atomicity of a database engine. > > -Rasmus > > ______________________________________________________________________ > Post your ad for free now! http://personals.yahoo.ca > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php