[RC5] Stats Update Time
root at jennifer-unix.dyn.ml.org
Fri Jan 2 00:00:25 EST 1998
On Thu, 1 Jan 1998, Roy Wilson wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Jan 1998 22:37:19 -0500 (EST), James Mastros wrote:
> >BTW - Why does the database need to be locked during updates at all? There
> >should be only one updater of the database (the stats update processor that
> >crunches the logs).
> Think about it.
There is also the user updating (changing team), so you need to do
write-locking. But there is no need to do READ-locking; if inconsistent
data is returned it's no big deal.
-=- James Mastros
Information as a base of power is coming to an end. In the way the world
works tomorrow, the power to *do* *something* *with* *information* is what
-=- James Mastros, rephrasing Nugget (David McNett, distributed.net
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