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Re: svn commit: r1004286 - in /subversion/trunk: ./ subversion/libsvn_subr/io.c

From: Ramkumar Ramachandra <artagnon_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2010 00:20:29 +0530

Hi Philip,

[sorry about the delayed reply: I had a bad internet connection]

Philip Martin writes:
> If we are going to use the APR atomic interface then the two reads
> should use apr_atomic_read32.
> It would be better to use svn_atomic__init_once. It's a clear
> indication that we are doing once only initialisation, so we don't
> need all the comments, and it avoids any problems related to the size
> of apr_fileperms_t. Also if enhancements are required (more memory
> barriers say) then svn_atomic__init_once is the place to do it.

Hm. I read up a little more about this, but what confuses me is-
shouldn't the rest of the code already be needing this? Why are we
re-thinking everything from scratch?

-- Ram
Received on 2010-10-14 20:52:07 CEST

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