[OpenAFS] Re: experience of SQLite on AFS

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Mon, 19 Apr 2010 11:55:12 -0500

On Mon, 19 Apr 2010 09:41:06 -0600
Ken Dreyer <ktdreyer@ktdreyer.com> wrote:

> fnctl - Byte-range locking. Since we're using OpenAFS 1.4, this
> pretends to work but actually doesn't lock anything.
> flock - Whole-file locking. This completely hung on Solaris when
> opening sqlite files on read-only mounts. Even if the SQLite
> operations were read-only (SELECT, etc), PHP hung.
> dot-lock - did not work, as SQLite wanted to write dot-files to our
> read-only mounts.
> no locks - worked

Er, by 'read-only mounts' you do mean directories where you only have
read permissions, right? Not mounting RO volumes?

Andrew Deason