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From Ralph Goers <>
Subject Re: Query about CONFIGURATION-390, a threading problem in commons-configuration reloading
Date Sat, 26 Sep 2009 06:29:09 GMT

On Sep 25, 2009, at 12:39 PM, Oliver Heger wrote:

> Stephen and Sherry Kinser schrieb:
>> What's the activity on resolving CONFIGURATION-390? I see it's  
>> slated to be
>> fixed in 1.7, but how likely is that to happen? This threading  
>> issue is
>> killing me. I'd rather not have to synchronize every every  
>> configuration
>> call just because I need to be able to reload the configuration  
>> when the
>> file changes. Is the plan to still support the thread-safety claim  
>> that Oliver
>> Heger made back in 2006 (
>> )?
>> Thanks,
>> Stephen Kinser
> I cannot promise when I come to it, but I am going to have a look at  
> this issue. The goal is still that read-only access to a  
> configuration should be thread-safe.

I am running into this into production. I will have to attack this  
over the weekend. I'm sure it won't be pretty. At least on the 2.0  
branch we can start using read/write locks. In 1.7 it will have to use  
synchronize(), probably in many places.


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