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Re: (ITS#7238) Multiple txns in same thread break mdb
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- Subject: Re: (ITS#7238) Multiple txns in same thread break mdb
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- Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2012 09:34:25 GMT
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> Related doc bug:
> I expect it should be "only one thread at a time". I doubt
> it's about pinning some operation to a particular thread:-)
For write txns I suppose that could be relaxed. For readers, the reader slot
is set when the txn is created, and that slot is owned by a particular thread.
> However, maybe it should rather be something like "No other
> transaction doing mdb_open() may exist at the same time, nor
> a write transaction (since that also updates the databases),
> nor may such a transaction exist during mdb_close()" ?
> I note mdb_drop() also updates the databases and can
> likely not coexist with the others, but that's covered by
> mentioning write txns.
> Regarding mdb_drop(), while I'm at it:
> @brief Delete a database and/or free all its pages.
> @param[in] del non-zero to delete the DB from
> the environment, otherwise just free its pages.
> Free which pages? In the DB, or some malloced ones?
This is single-level-store, there is no distinction. In the DB or in memory,
all the same.
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