Subject: Re: pkgsrc locking is still broken!
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Raymond Meyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/14/2007 13:27:17
On Mon, 14 May 2007 14:11:22 +0200
Joerg Sonnenberger <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sat, May 12, 2007 at 11:20:59PM +0200, Roland Illig wrote:
> > >I set PKGSRC_LOCKTYPE=sleep because I don't want one of the processes to
> > >exit.
> > >If multiple processes try to build the same package, they will acquire a
> > >lock
> > >and sleep until the package has been built, then they should continue
> > >building
> > >any dependant packages. Well that's the theory.
> > In practice, this is not yet implemented.
> This is wrong. It *was* working, but got broken.
Yeah I can confirm that, locking used to work properly. How hard would it be to
fix it? It has been broken for a long time now.