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Re: #739: Ensuring ACID in Subversion (aka watcher procecesses are fun)

From: Glenn A. Thompson <gthompson_at_cdr.net>
Date: 2002-09-20 18:04:39 CEST


> One thing we need to do is ensure that the BDB recovery process is
> robust. The documentation requires that no other process is using the
> database when you run recover. At the moment we don't have a way to
> ensure that. What we need is a filesystem lock in the db directory,
> such that when it is present svn_repos_open fails. Then the recovery
> process is

I thought that db.lock was used for this purpose.
I thought svnadmin aquires an exclusive lock on for recovery and repos
grabs a shared lock on open.


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Received on Fri Sep 20 18:01:59 2002

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