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Ensuring a task is only executed one at a time
import redis
REDIS_CLIENT = redis.Redis()
def only_one(function=None, key="", timeout=None):
"""Enforce only one celery task at a time."""
def _dec(run_func):
"""Decorator."""
def _caller(*args, **kwargs):
"""Caller."""
ret_value = None
have_lock = False
lock = REDIS_CLIENT.lock(key, timeout=timeout)
try:
have_lock = lock.acquire(blocking=False)
if have_lock:
ret_value = run_func(*args, **kwargs)
finally:
if have_lock:
lock.release()
return ret_value
return _caller
return _dec(function) if function is not None else _dec
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