[RC5] Stats Update Time

Roy Wilson emperor at slic.com
Fri Jan 2 00:20:03 EST 1998

On Fri, 2 Jan 1998 00:00:25 -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.

	Even if all you say is true, "inconsistent data"
returned IS a big deal.

Roy Wilson <emperor at slic.com>
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