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Re: Strategy for FSFS locking fix and 1.2

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-04-13 20:36:03 CEST

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> wrote on 04/12/2005 03:28:15 PM:

> The FSFS locking fix comes in three logical parts:
>
> (1) Cache the uuid in memory (in FSFS) for technical reasons.
> (2) Add the serialized_init machinery to the FS loader library, and
> use it in the FSFS back end to serialize access to the write
> lock.
> (3) Add the svn_fs_initialize() API and calls to it. If it is not
> used, libsvn_fs makes a best-effort fallback which (a) leaks a
> little heap memory if the svn libraries are unloaded, and (b)
> could, if one is very unlucky, fail to serialize accesses to the
> write lock.

If only parts 1 and 2 are implemented, does that still "solve" the problem
when the repos is being accessed ONLY by svnserve or mod_dav_svn?

Thanks

Mark

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