[drupal-devel] LOCK vs. SELECT FOR UPDATE

Robert Douglass rob at robshouse.net
Wed Sep 28 14:22:25 UTC 2005

Moshe Weitzman wrote:

> As for Gerhard's original question, it would certainly be nice to get 
> rid of the requirement on LOCK TABLES permission. That has bit me before 
> shared web hosts. Maybe we should use different locking technique 
> depending on the table type or permission level of the DB user.

That bit me on  a managed server (strato.de) One would think that if 
you've got the entire server, managed or not, that you could count on 
these features being there. I had to move the project to a root server 
because of LOCK TABLES.


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