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RE: LCUP, persistent search

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kurt D. Zeilenga [mailto:Kurt@OpenLDAP.org]

> At 06:08 PM 3/15/2003, Howard Chu wrote:
> >The uidNumber thread got me thinking about implementing mutexes from
> >application level.

> I really don't think "locking" is the best answer to these
> types of application needs.  Instead, critical operations
> (the read and the write, in this case) should be contained
> within a transaction.

Oh, definitely. I'm not talking about the same kind of problem any more; the
uidNumber solution is fine for that. I'm talking about a general case where
someone wants to implement locks to control multiple-entry transactions, in
the absence of the LDAP extensions for such.

  -- Howard Chu
  Chief Architect, Symas Corp.       Director, Highland Sun
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