Re: Proposed patch to gnome-vfs

On Wed, Jun 05, 2002 at 01:45:16AM +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > These are documented to block _writing_ and appear to only be used
> > in the file-type capplet.  I'd like to extend the definition to
> > block reading too.
> Won't that break things like nautilus, etc., that might need to get a
> mime-type while the user is editing one ? Or did I miss something ?

1) The data is already loaded, the freeze would prohibit
_reloading_ the data from the disk.

2) The lock is per process, not global.

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