Get this party started...

Cees de Groot cg at
Sun Mar 6 12:05:02 UTC 2005

On Sun, 6 Mar 2005 01:03:04 +0100, Avi Bryant <avi.bryant at> wrote:

> It raises an interesting question, though: how do we partition the
> partitioning?  Do we make a list of packages, and people sign up to
> break a particular one out?  Not necessarily to completion - they can
> check it back in when they're done so someone else can continue.  It
> seems like optimistic locking has way too much potential for duplicate
> work here.

Yeah. But if you hack up a little locking app, use expiring leases on the  
locks so that these locks are released if nothing is done with them for a  
week or so.

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