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Re: [locking] out-of-dateness checking during lock

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-12-06 19:13:33 CET

Peter N. Lundblad wrote:

>This means pushing this check into the FS. I'm not sure everybody will
>like that:-)
Since we defined locks to only be valid on the newest revision of a
file, then obviously the FS _has_ to check that for internal consistency.

> This could be seen as a client asking for a lock on a
>particular revision and the server only allowing locks on the last
>committed revision or later.
+1. Network roundtrips are bad, race conditions are badder...

But of course, a generic DAV client has no way of even knowing what the
latest revision is. So a DAV LOCK request from, say, MS Office, must
still DTRT.

-- Brane

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