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Re: Defaults being destroyed

From: Alexey I. Froloff
Subject: Re: Defaults being destroyed
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 14:27:08 +0400
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On Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 11:07:37AM +0100, Pete French wrote:
> I kkind of had to skip over the earlier part of this thread
> in detail, but is the general consensus that the fault is
> caused by not locking a file wwhen the defaults are wwritten
> (and is this because the atomic operations do not work
> properly in the file access methods?). Is there any reason
> why we cannoy use operating system advisory locking to do
> all of this, rather than putting in distributed locks ?
> please tell me if I missed the point utterly...
NSDistributedLock can lock a not-yet-existant object. And it
may be not a regular file...

Regards, Sir Raorn.
AIF5-RIPN, AIF5-RIPE, Binec System Administrator.

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