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From Drew Kutcharian <>
Subject Re: Correct way to use InterProcessMutex and ConnectionStateListener
Date Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:01:48 GMT
Thanks. Considering that methods method1 and method2 are really fast methods and are not really
cancelable I think the AtomicReference should work the best.

- Drew

On Mar 14, 2014, at 7:30 AM, Jordan Zimmerman <> wrote:

> A few things:
> * It’s overkill to use a read/write lock to store the connection state. Just use an
> * You’re using InterProcesMutex correctly from what I can see. 
> * While running method1()/method2() etc. periodically check the connect state. If it’s
not CONNECTED or RECONNECTED exit whatever you’re doing and try to acquire the lock again.
Alternatively, CuratorManager can keep track of threads that are using Curator objects and
interrupt them when there is a connection problem.
> -JZ
> From: Drew Kutcharian
> Reply:
> Date: March 13, 2014 at 6:33:06 PM
> To:
> Subject:  Correct way to use InterProcessMutex and ConnectionStateListener 
>> Hi Guys,
>> I’m pretty new to Curator and I’m still trying to figure out how to use ConnectionStateListener.
Mainly, how can I combine an InterProcessMutex and a ConnectionStateListener. As an example,
what’s the correct way to user an InterProcessMutex and ConnectionStateListener in the following
use case:
>> Thanks,
>> Drew

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