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Re: svn commit: rev 7609 - in trunk/subversion: clients/cmdline include libsvn_client libsvn_subr

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-11-03 16:40:52 CET

C. Michael Pilato wrote:

>Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> writes:
>>Is this really the implementation used in APR? It's not thread safe,
>>it could return a path that is totally invalid if one thread copies
>>the global cached path while another thread is writing into the cache.
>Yeah, Sander's already gotten a couple of responses along this line.
>The idea of having a global cache was in my original proposal, but I
>never figured out how to do it safely. Now, I feel like the cache
>should be tossed out, for the thread-safety issue already mentioned,
>but also because the library can be long-lived (think Subversion GUI),
>and changes to things like a user's %TEMP% environment variable should
>be immediately reflected the in temp-directory search algorithm.
How do you propagate environment changes to a running process?
(I mean on broken systems such as Unix; Windows knows how to do that,.of
course. :-p )

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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