deadlock in buffindexed

Dan Merillat harik at
Wed Nov 10 04:00:16 UTC 1999

Katsuhiro Kondou writes:
> In article <199911082010.PAA15380 at>,
> 	Dan Merillat <harik at> wrote;
> } innd blocked forever waiting on the lock on group.index.  Not sure what had
> } lock, nothing should have... unless readers lock for reading and lost track
 of it.
> Which OS are you using?  Lock used in CURRENT overiew
> mothods(both tradindexed and buffindexed) need regional
> locking functionality which may not be in or incomplete
> for some OS'es.

linux 2.2.  it generally works, this was a deadlock.  The server has
ran a few days since then as well.

My guess is there was a readlock on the file that got forgotten.


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