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Re: [RFC] Conceptual locking procedure for database access [#11511]

From: Keith Bostic <bostic_at_abyssinian.sleepycat.com>
Date: 2004-12-27 02:51:19 CET

> Is that really the expected behaviour? Hm. Subversion certainly tries to
> close the DB environment before exiting.

There's no reason to try and close the database environment.
The way to think about this is that Berkeley DB absolutely has
to handle the case where the application doesn't close its
environment. So, there's no reason to close the environment,
it doesn't make any difference to the underlying DB engine.
Since it's possible the application might hang during the close
attempt, why bother?

> By the way, is there any way to get at the BDB development
> sources, or will you post snapshots for testing?

Unfortunately, we can't post our development sources. I will
post snapshots as soon as I can.


Keith Bostic bostic@sleepycat.com
Sleepycat Software Inc. keithbosticim (ymsgid)
118 Tower Rd. +1-781-259-3139
Lincoln, MA 01773 http://www.sleepycat.com

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