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From Dave Fried <dfr...@phoenix-int.com>
Subject Re: WebDAV servlets and locking
Date Thu, 23 Oct 2008 17:37:10 GMT

Minor correction: the locks are not session-scoped, but the lock's owner gets
cleared when the session ends, and there is no effective way to re-acquire
it without setting up a session that lasts longer than one HTTP request.  So
the problem is more or less the same as before.

Dave Fried wrote:
> Here is what I know about the default Jackrabbit implementation of its
> WebDAV servlets:
> * each HTTP request = one session
> * therefore, session-scoped locks are useless, because locks effectively
> disappear at the end of a LOCK request (the session is logged out) and
> both the lock token and being in the same session are required to operate
> on a locked resource
> * many WebDAV client apps use session-scoped locks by default, meaning
> that they will not work with Jackrabbit (at least out of the box)

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