BerkeleyDB locking subsystem

Peter Corlett abuse at
Mon Jul 31 16:09:28 BST 2006

On 31 Jul 2006, at 15:41, Thomas Busch wrote:
> Is there any way to avoid locking altogether when using concurrent
> access to a BerkeleyDB, so that a crash of a process wouldn't affect
> the BerkeleyDB ? If not is there a way to let locks expire. And if
> this doesn't work what are my alternatives.

Concurrent access to a data store that remains consistent and  
uncorrupted even in the face of unreliable/untrusted clients does  
rather suggest a real database to me.

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