[development] The dawn of DB locks

Gábor Hojtsy gabor at hojtsy.hu
Tue Nov 6 16:13:02 UTC 2007

On Nov 6, 2007 12:19 PM, Karoly Negyesi <karoly at negyesi.net> wrote:
> Today marks the end of explicit database locks issued by Drupal core.
> Thanks to David Strauss who helped me getting rid of them by patching
> cache_set and variable_set in http://drupal.org/node/55516 .
> Now, do we want to keep db_lock_table ? In Drupal 6, likely yes. In
> Drupal 7? The question makes sense even if go over to PDO.

Note that the installer still checks for LOCK permissions in the
database. Now that we see some contrib modules use it, should we
remove the LOCK check or should we keep it?


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