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From Otis Gospodnetic <>
Subject Re: False Locking Conflict?
Date Fri, 19 Nov 2004 19:13:22 GMT
It is possible, but it's not likely, as other users are not reporting


--- Luke Shannon <> wrote:

> Hey All;
> Is it possible for there to be a situation where the locking file is
> in place after the reader has been closed?
> I have extra logging in place and have followed the code execution.
> The reader finishes deleting old content and closes (I know this for
> sure). This is the only reader instance I have for the class (it is a
> static member). The reader is not re-opened. I try to open the writer
> and I get my old friend:
> Lock obtain timed out:
> This code is synchronized so I am sure there is no other processes
> trying to do the same thing. It looks to me like the reader is
> closing and the lock file is not being removed. Is this possible?
> Luke

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