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Re: fsfs rep on Win98SE lock file problem

From: John J Smith <johnjsmith_at_rediffmail.com>
Date: 2004-10-24 20:00:19 CEST

On Sun, 24 Oct 2004 Greg Hudson wrote : >If win98 does not have LockFileEx(), then it >sounds like APR silently maps shared locks (or >"read locks") to exclusive locks, meaning a >repository can only be opened once at a time, >meaning any operation which opens a repository >twice in the same process won't work. Thanks for the explanation. The LockFileEx() documentation indicates that it's available only on the WinNT family. >So it sounds like svn repositories still don't >work on win98 (although for a much more trivial >reason), and our FAQ should be updated. I'll >update the FAQ, and will assign myself higher >priority for a fix for 1.1.2. I'll wait for the fix. If I should enter a bug report or something, please let me know. jjs
Received on Mon Oct 25 03:14:44 2004

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