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Lennart Poettering mzqohf at 0pointer.de
Wed May 19 19:55:51 PDT 2010

On Wed, 19.05.10 22:45, Ray Strode (halfline at gmail.com) wrote:

> Hi,
> > Getting apps right that work correctly on a shared NFS with multiple
> > logins on different machines is even harder than getting it right on a
> > single machine, simply because NFS is a PITA when it comes to
> > concurrency and nobody gets that right. Maybe we should just stop caring
> > about that case, and gtk should create an NFS-safe lock that makes it
> > impossible to run an apps that way.
> That absolutely won't fly.  I know Red Hat in particular has big
> customers that depend on it in its half-working-current state right
> now.  And they push *hard* for the problems they run into to get fixed
> as they crop up.

Well, I am sure the per-app "concurrency level" in the gtk app class
thing I proposed in another mail might be workable solution for this.


Lennart Poettering                        Red Hat, Inc.
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