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Re: svn commit: r1296604 - in /subversion/trunk/subversion/libsvn_fs_fs: caching.c fs.h fs_fs.c

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2012 11:27:34 +0000

Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com> writes:

> Daniel Shahaf <danielsh_at_elego.de> writes:
>
>>> What about atomic revprop changes? I don't see what ensures that the
>>> old value read by change_rev_prop_body is the most up-to-date value.
>>>
>>
>> ffd->revprop_generation is used as part of the cache key, the file is
>> written before the write-lock is released and read again as soon as the
>> write-lock is taken. Do you see a problem?
>
> I'm worried about the case where the FS passed to
> svn_fs_fs__change_rev_prop has a cache that is already populated. The
> values in the cache might be out-of-date because some other thread with
> another FS has written newer values. It looks like change_rev_prop_body
> will examine the out-of-date cached value when doing the "atomic"
> update.

Maybe the threaded case is OK because there is only one cache? What
about another process that changes the repository after the cache has
been populated?

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