[Melbourne-pm] An intermittent problem with open for append
pjf at perltraining.com.au
Wed May 28 05:47:54 PDT 2008
Scott Penrose wrote:
> Sorry no, the record will still be mangled. Flushing does not fix that.
> If you are writing something greater than the buffer size the only
> answer is locking, nothing else works.
Oops, I meant to qualify that with "provided your records are less than the
atomic buffer size". You're quite right that if we hit records bigger than
our atomic buffer, we have to move to locking.
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