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Re: CVS update: MODIFIED: src ...

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS update: MODIFIED: src ...
Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2002 15:08:02 -0500 (EST)

Derek Robert Price writes:
> What happens right now if two tag readers are trying to upgrade to 
> write-locks at the same time?  Can they both have a read lock in the 
> same directory and thus each prevent the other from upgrading to a 
> write-lock?

Right now, that code has been replaced due to that exact problem (which
of course didn't occur to me *before* I checked in the change, only
afterwards).  Now, start_recursion takes a locktype argument that tells
it whether to read or write lock each directory as it's processed.

-Larry Jones

See if we can sell Mom and Dad into slavery for a star cruiser. -- Calvin

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