[Seaside] OmniBase

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Mon Dec 26 15:31:40 CET 2005

On Mon, Dec 26, 2005 at 02:08:17PM +0100, Philippe Marschall wrote:
> 2005/12/26, Yar Hwee Boon <hboon at motionobj.com>:
> > I'm intending to use OmniBase (or at least look at it seriously) for a
> > project that will need to be load balanced across more than 1 server.
> > I'm developing on Mac OS X, intending to deploy on a Linux. Does anyone
> > have any write up available or experience, gotchas to share, etc, etc?
> > First thing which comes to mind is, does OmniBse still only support
> > non-local access using file sharing? Thanks!
> Forget it, accessing the same OmniBase database (filesystem) from
> multiple images does not work relyably on *nix and Squeak. Mostly
> because Squeak file IO is ****ed (example
> http://bugs.impara.de/view.php?id=2149) and filelocking doesn't work.
> Maybe it works on Windows (only the Windows verison is officially
> supported).
> Yes, we tried it and we failded.

Is there something about the Squeak *nix file locking that did not
work for you, or was this an OmniBase issue? Please let me know if
you had a problem with the file locking in OSProcess and I'll fix
it if I can.


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