On 15.03.2011 11:26, Philip Martin wrote:
> Branko Čibej <brane_at_e-reka.si> writes:
>> The restriction that you may not invoke a callback from within a sqlite
>> transaction remains. That's what the temporary results tables are for --
>> they live outside transactions on the main wc-db.
> I don't understand the temporary table approach. Taking the
> temp__node_props_cache table as an example: it gets populated by a
> transaction and lives beyond that transaction. The table then gets
> queried by a second transaction and the callbacks are made while that
> second transaction is in progress. So callbacks are still being invoked
> from within a transaction.
> As far as I can see using a temporary table has made the overall "read
> properties" operation into one that modifies the database, to create the
> temporary table. I guess that by the time the callbacks are made the
> database write-lock has been dropped, but there would have been no
> write-lock if the temporary table were not used.
The temporary table is:
* in a different database, so the read lock on it does not affect
the main wc-db;
* per-connection, so even the same process using a different
database connection will not even see that temporary table.
Received on 2011-03-15 14:50:49 CET
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