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Re: [PATCH] deadlock fix?

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-06-05 21:48:51 CEST

"Glenn A. Thompson" <gthompson@cdr.net> writes:
> Karl are you saying that the fix to trail.c should not be committed
> into repos and instead all these "mistakes" should be found and shot?

Yes, I *was* saying that, but now I'm not; by tomorrow I'll be denying
that I ever said it, and by next week I'll be suing anyone who claims
I did.

> Is digging for deadlocks all that bad?
> Why not let the trail worry about deadlocks and let everyone else do
> what they do?
> My reasons.
> 1. If you get rid of the mistakes today. Another will arrive next week.
> 2. If we *encourage* wrapping of all errors, we get more detail for
> finding and perhaps removing deadlock patterns.
> Or am I smokin' crack? :-)

You may be, but if so, please continue.



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