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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] .listing files

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] .listing files
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 14:38:46 -0700 (PDT)

    > From: Zenaan Harkness <address@hidden>

    >>  and txns such as `make-branch' are not serialized.

    > What does this mean - "make-branch is not serialized", and what
    > are the consequences? (I'm guessing perhaps not serialized with
    > respect to commits.)

Two users can make two (different) branches in the same category, at
roughly the same time.   Nothing in arch guarantees or requires that
all clients will see those branches appear in the same order.   Once
both are present, nothing in arch tells you what order they were
created in.

    >> I'm sure I've done concurrent commits to a single archive just
    >> because it was convenient to do so.

    > Which affests what parts of the archive - adds patches in a version
    > (which obviously must not be corrupting the archive, or things would
    > go whacky pretty quick), or modifies different versions/ branches/
    > categories (which sounds to me effectively like modifying different
    > trees, therefore also no problems).

Modifying different trees.


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