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Re: Locking functional spec: timeouts

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2004-10-20 22:39:22 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> So I suppose mod_dav_svn can have another private db table (like the
> activities.db) which can store lock-expiration times. Whenever a client
> mentions a lock, mod_dav_svn can compare the lock-expiration time (if it
> exists) with the lock's creation timestamp, and "auto-release" the lock.

That doesn't work so well for repositories that can be accessed by more
than one RA layer. Someone takes out a 5 minute lock over mod_dav_svn,
then nobody ever uses the http:// interface again, the lock stays there
forever, or at least until someone breaks it manually. That doesn't
seem right...

-garrett

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