[Spambayes] SMTPProxy [Was Training]

Barry A. Warsaw barry at python.org
Mon Feb 24 21:07:04 EST 2003


>>>>> "TS" == Tim Stone <tim at fourstonesexpressions.com> writes:

    TS> I could be totally confused about this.  I just get a bit iffy
    TS> when files are being shared/updated by sevaral processes,
    TS> without locking, transaction control, etc. etc.

You definitely want locking, unless you have application level locks
you can trust.  Transactions are probably a good thing, but if they
seem like overkill, you might investigate BDB's concurrent database
stuff (I haven't played with it).

-Barry



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