[pmwiki-users] Wikifarm question

John Rankin john.rankin at affinity.co.nz
Mon Sep 11 18:20:31 CDT 2006

On Tuesday, 12 September 2006 5:45 AM, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
>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.
Ah! I should have read before replying to the earlier one.
The detailed explanation there confirms, I think, that
there's no issue.

John Rankin

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