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[Fwd: Re: progress report (for CMike)]

From: Glenn A. Thompson <gthompson_at_cdr.net>
Date: 2003-01-09 00:08:43 CET

  Whoops

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>Heh. You _can_ create nested transactions, but retry_txn doesn't do that
>-- it creates a new top-level transaction. This can definitely lead to a
>deadlock, even within the same process. How boring.
>
>Seems to me that begin_trail should accept a parent_txn parameter to
>create nested transactions.
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This will cause problems with at least some SQL DBs. I don't believe
many of them support nested transactions. I don't see a big need for
them either. I don't like any solution that places *any* BDB parameters
in the trail API. Just my .02. If you guys decide to do this I will
have to abstract it in my backend patch.
I am out of town right now (had a death in the family). So I will not
be able to engage in too big of an argument over this until this weekend
when I get back.

gat

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