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Id: 16033
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: CGI-Session

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Requestors: makoto [...] cpan.org
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Subject: CGI::Session::File problem
method:retrieve should "flock(FH, LOCK_SH)".
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 11:50:08 -0500
From: Mark Stosberg <mark [...] summersault.com>
To: Guest via RT <bug-CGI-Session [...] rt.cpan.org>
Subject: Re: [cpan #16033] CGI::Session::File problem
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On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 09:19:37AM -0500, Guest via RT wrote: Show quoted text
> > This message about CGI-Session was sent to you by guest <> via rt.cpan.org > > Full context and any attached attachments can be found at: > <URL: https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=16033 > > > method:retrieve should "flock(FH, LOCK_SH)".
Thanks for the report. What fails without this change? Mark
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[mark@summersault.com - Tue Nov 22 11:51:36 2005]: Show quoted text
> On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 09:19:37AM -0500, Guest via RT wrote:
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> > > > Full context and any attached attachments can be found at: > > <URL: https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=16033 > > > > > method:retrieve should "flock(FH, LOCK_SH)".
> > Thanks for the report. > > What fails without this change? > > Mark
If LOCK_SH is not used, a file may be damaged by concurrent access. I am sorry to be poor at English... See the manual of FLOCK for details.
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[guest - Thu Nov 24 06:01:49 2005]: Show quoted text
> [mark@summersault.com - Tue Nov 22 11:51:36 2005]: >
> > On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 09:19:37AM -0500, Guest via RT wrote:
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> > > > > > Full context and any attached attachments can be found at: > > > <URL: https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=16033 > > > > > > > method:retrieve should "flock(FH, LOCK_SH)".
> > > > Thanks for the report. > > > > What fails without this change? > > > > Mark
> > If LOCK_SH is not used, a file may be damaged by concurrent access. > > I am sorry to be poor at English... > See the manual of FLOCK for details.
Fix has been applied to svn and will be available in next release.


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