Subject: Re: pwdb busy
To: Warner Losh <>
From: Wonko the Sane <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/24/1997 16:58:46
Warner Losh drunkenly mumbled...
> Ummm, wouldn't you have a problem of two changers at the same time?
> If they both get a copy, change it, then one gets the lock and commits
> that change and the second then gets the lock and makes its change,
> then you'd lose the first change.  Unless the change is to a single
> line in the file, in which case it would be ok.

you would only be changing a single line right?  this is your account info.


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