Re: Bug#326648: libsqlite3-0: database handles can't be shared among threads any more
On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 03:42:54PM +0200, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 03:34:42PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> > * Francesco P. Lovergine:
> > >> I intended to write the opposite: file locks are a per-process
> > >> resource in NPTL, so NPTL probably has the problems, and LinuxThreads
> > >> doesn't.
> > >
> > > A question: why using file locking instead of thread mutexes (which
> > > is the proper answer to syncronization issues in a thread-safe
> > > architecture)?
> > SQLite databases (and Subversion repositories) are intended to be
> > opened concurrently by multiple processes.
> That's obvious, Florian pointed a limit on a per-thread locking,
> not a per-thread one. So what?
Err, I meant 'not per-process one'...
Francesco P. Lovergine