[ovs-dev] [PATCH 13/14] ovsdb: Implement ovsdb-tool commands "compact" and "convert".

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Fri Feb 12 15:47:33 PST 2010


On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 2:37 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
>
> +    /* Get (temporary) destination. */
> +    if (in_place) {
> +        dst_name = xasprintf("%s.tmp", src_name);
> +    } else {
> +        retval = lockfile_lock(src_name, INT_MAX, &src_lock);
> +        if (retval) {
> +            ovs_fatal(retval, "%s: failed to lock lockfile", src_name);
> +        }
> +    }
>

Why do we only lock the source if it's not in place (as it isn't technically
in place but still two different files)?
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