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From ozeigerm...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r934716 - /commons/proper/transaction/trunk/src/site/xdoc/index.xml
Date Fri, 16 Apr 2010 09:00:56 GMT
Author: ozeigermann
Date: Fri Apr 16 09:00:56 2010
New Revision: 934716

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=934716&view=rev
Log:
Added disclaimer section saying that tx file system does not work as advertised.

Modified:
    commons/proper/transaction/trunk/src/site/xdoc/index.xml

Modified: commons/proper/transaction/trunk/src/site/xdoc/index.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/commons/proper/transaction/trunk/src/site/xdoc/index.xml?rev=934716&r1=934715&r2=934716&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- commons/proper/transaction/trunk/src/site/xdoc/index.xml (original)
+++ commons/proper/transaction/trunk/src/site/xdoc/index.xml Fri Apr 16 09:00:56 2010
@@ -24,6 +24,17 @@
 
  <body>
 
+<section name="Status">
+<p>We have decided to move the project to dormant as we are convinced that the main
+advertised feature <em>transactional file access</em> can not be implemented
reliably.
+We are convinced that no such implementation can be possible on top of an ordinary file system.
+Although there are other useful parts (as multi
+level locking including deadlock detection) the transactional file
+system is the main reason people use this library for. As it simply
+can not be made fully transactional, it does not work as advertised.
+</p>
+</section>
+
 <section name="The Transaction Component">
 <p>Commons Transaction aims at providing lightweight, standardized,
 well tested and 



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