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.
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