Re: who is

From: Jeff Woods
Date: Mon Mar 29 2004 - 11:12:53 EST

At 3/29/2004 03:32 PM +0200, Tomasz Rola wrote:
BTW, if I understand correctly, to read something from the tree one doesn't really need to lock it. Only writes should be locked.

Locking on reads prevents getting a copy of the tree with half of someone else's changes that were written during your read. That gets more likely as the time it takes to read the entire tree increases.

Jeff Woods <kazrak+kernel@xxxxxxxxxxx>

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