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Re: [leafnode-list] writeactive() not updating mtime?

On Fri, Nov 10, 2000 at 11:49:29AM +0100, Joerg Dietrich wrote:
> There is definitely no need for a global lock while writing
> overview files. Actually, we abandoned this long ago. A fine
> locked grain on the .overview file being created might be worth
> considering to avoid two or more concurrent processes messing up
> the xover information.

Instead of opening .overview, open .overview.fetchnews or .overview.leafnode
and then rename to .overview.  No need for lock, unless you want to save
CPU cycles.

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