[Geany-devel] multiple instance save-settings - Re: Race condition when saving geany.conf

Randy Kramer rhkramer at xxxxx
Sat Feb 27 10:31:52 UTC 2010


Now I understand--thanks very much for the clarification!

Randy Kramer

On Friday 26 February 2010 05:31:09 pm Lex Trotman wrote:
> On 27 February 2010 03:36, Randy Kramer <rhkramer at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I haven't paid careful attention to this thread, but on several
> > projects I've worked on, we've adopted a "last to save, wins"
> > philosophy for situations (somewhat) similar to this.
> As I understand it, what Eugene is worried about is that when several
> instances finish at the same time without synchronisation it might
> not be last wins so much as random config file wins.  Several
> instances will all try to finish at once if you shut down/logout with
> several Geanys out of their bottle :-)

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