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File segment/section/record locks in Linux threads

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have a multi-threaded process where a file is shared (read and written) by multiple threads. Is there any way a thread can lock one file segment so that other threads cannot access it? I have tried fcntl(fd, F_SETLKW, &flock), but this lock only works for processes, not threads (a lock is shared between all threads in an process). (HowTos)