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[Gnu-arch-users] [BUG] concurrent library-removes unsafe - locking requi

From: Julian T. J. Midgley
Subject: [Gnu-arch-users] [BUG] concurrent library-removes unsafe - locking required
Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2004 00:32:07 +0000 (UTC)

Developers working on the same machine cannot share a revision library
entirely without risk, since concurrent library-removes could result
in inconsistencies.  Some locking is needed...

In article <address@hidden>,
Tom Lord  <address@hidden> wrote:
>    > From: Robert Collins <address@hidden>
>    > On Thu, 2004-04-08 at 14:26, Aaron Bentley wrote:
>    >> Concurrent library-remove and get could be problematic, though. :-)
>    > rename first, delete second?
>There's still the problem that concurrent access to a revision being
>removed can run into problems.   Arch would indeed benefit from a
>little locking protocol in there.

Julian T. J. Midgley             
Cambridge, England.
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