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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [BUG] Race condition in changes

From: Aaron Bentley
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [BUG] Race condition in changes
Date: Sat, 29 May 2004 19:32:54 -0400
User-agent: Mozilla Thunderbird 0.5 (X11/20040306)

Robert Collins wrote:

the working changeset should always have a unique name. If it's being
kept it should:
move an existing one out of the way.
move the working into the final position.
rm -rf the old one.

Why would we want such destructive behavior? If the user selects a filename, use that, but barf if something named that already exists. If it's an automatic filename, tla should pick one that doesn't already exist.


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