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Re: Locking whole directories

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:24:09 -0500

On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 1:16 PM, Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org> wrote:

> On 1/15/14, 9:52 AM, Branko ─îibej wrote:
> > There's probably a good reason why we didn't implement directory locks
> > when the locking feature was developed. In any case it's not a trivial
> > feature.
> I don't recall what the reason was at the time, but I'd bet it was just a
> pain
> to deal with the inheritance and since most people were satisfied with file
> locks, everyone just stopped there.

It would not be hard to rattle off half a dozen scenarios where it is not
obvious what the behavior should be. Would not be surprised if it was
punted to the future so that *something* could be delivered.

Mark Phippard
Received on 2014-01-15 19:24:42 CET

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