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From: Mo DeJong <>
Subject: Re: "multiple" users of a SN project & a bug report
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2001 11:04:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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On Sun, 15 Jul 2001, David Taylor wrote:

> From looking at the code and reading some of the archives of this
> mailing list, I conclude that it isn't intended for a SN project to be
> allowed to be open in two or more processes simultaneously -- which is
> a real shame!

That is correct. There is no multi-user support in the SN database
layer. The old version tried to add "quick and dirty" support
for a db copy in the contention case, but that code was removed
in 5.0.

> Having the second one say "it's already open for modification, you
> have to open it read-only", might not be too bad.  Right now though it
> totally refuses to open it.

You can't open things read only. Stuff like grep history will stop
working. There is more to it than just symbol lookups.

> NOTE: there *IS* a bug in the function sn_is_project_busy
> (snavigator/gui/misc.tcl).

Could you add a bug report (PR) for this?

Go to:

Then click on "Bug Reporting".

Mo DeJong
Red Hat Inc

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Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-07-15 18:47 David Taylor
2001-07-16 11:04 ` Mo DeJong [this message]

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