[pmwiki-users] Wikifarm question

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Mon Sep 11 12:45:39 CDT 2006

On Mon, Sep 11, 2006 at 10:17:41PM +0530, V.Krishn wrote:
> On Monday 11 September 2006 18:33, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 11, 2006 at 11:38:01AM +1200, John Rankin wrote:
> > > - we are actually more worried about having to reset $WorkDir
> > >   to the selected field's wiki.d when we detect a request to
> > >   browse or edit a page in a given field, as we are changing
> > >   where pmwiki writes its lock file -- we are pretty sure this
> > >   is OK, but could be wrong
> >
> > There's a potential conflict here if two people attempt to
> > simultaneously edit the same page from different fields where
> > different lockfiles are being used.
> hmmm.. I don't quite understand this. If there is a link for browse or edit 
> the link should take to the respective field with action=edit and not start 
> edit from the calling field itself.

If the edit link does indeed take the author to editing within
the respective field, there's no issue.  But if it tries to do
an edit within the current field, there can be a lock issue.


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