Locking bugs temporarily?

Max Kanat-Alexander mkanat at bugzilla.org
Sun Mar 4 19:10:30 UTC 2012

On 02/28/2012 04:12 AM, Gervase Markham wrote:
> I could shrink the window still further by implementing some sort of
> final-delta_ts_check-and-retry-if-its-changed logic, which I may end up
> doing, but I was wondering if there was a good locking system I could
> use to shut the window entirely.
> Given that the window inside Bugzilla isn't _totally_ shut, perhaps I'll
> go with the above style solution.

	Yeah, I think in general you'll probably want to look at the sorts of
solutions that distributed systems use to probabilistically avoid conflicts.

Max Kanat-Alexander
Chief Architect, Community Lead, and Release Manager
Bugzilla Project

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