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From Dietmar Gräbner <d.graeb...@berlinger.cc>
Subject Re: SimpleWebdavServlet: problems with LOCK and UNLOCK
Date Tue, 06 Mar 2007 15:50:44 GMT
Julian Reschke schrieb:
> Dietmar Gräbner schrieb:
>> hi
>>
>> I'm editing rtf documents via Word and the SimpleWebdavServlet. The 
>> data is kept in an Oracle instance. Everything works fine except you 
>> shut down the server while a user is editing a document. The lock the 
>> user has on the node isn't released - so after a restart of the 
>> server the document can't be modified anymore.
>
> I would say this is exactly how a WebDAV lock is supposed to work.
>
>> Usually the session should unlock the node when released. I think [ 
>
> But that's only true for session-scoped locks, right?
>
>> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR-441?page=all ] deals with 
>> the same problem and is fixed in the latest version 2.2.2. I tried it 
>> with the latter but the problem still exists.
thx for bringing me on the right track

> I think what's really missing in both JSR-170 and Jackrabbit is a way 
> to specify lock timeouts for open-scoped locks (in which case a MS 
> Office lock would disappear after 180 seconds).
Thus using open-scoped locks without lock timeouts doesn't really make 
sense. In case the server is shut down you loose all edited documents 
(you have to unlock them manually at startup - not stylish).

thx

dietmar



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