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From Mahadev Konar <maha...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: zoo_set() version question
Date Fri, 12 Dec 2008 20:12:36 GMT
Hi Avery,
 If you are using zoo_set( **** , int version),

And you have a success, then the version of the node that denots your
successful zoo_set() above is
 = Version +1 

Are you  using it to keep track of what revision is the one valid for your


On 12/12/08 11:36 AM, "Avery Ching" <aching@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:

> Patrick,
> Thanks for responding.
> I agree that I can use zoo_exists and zoo_get to get the version of the
> znode as it exists currently.
> The problem I am trying to solve is that getting the version from struct
> Stat in either zoo_exists or zoo_get may not be the same version that my
> last successful zoo_set used.  I would like to get the version that denotes
> my last successful zoo_set() operation to a particular znode.
> I understand that the data and version to the znode may change immediately
> one or multiple times after my zoo_set() and this is fine, but I would still
> like to know the znode's versions of the data I set.
> Avery
> On 12/12/08 11:11 AM, "Patrick Hunt" <phunt@apache.org> wrote:
>> Avery Ching wrote:
>>> If zoo_set() completes successfully with version != -1, can we assume that
>>> version -> version + 1 for this znode?  If not, is there a way for the user
>>> to get the version of the successfully completed zoo_set() operation?
>> You shouldn't rely on this, it may work, but it's not part of the
>> contract. Also, nothing says that some other client won't change the
>> node immediately after you change it.
>> You can access the version using zoo_exists or zoo_get - specifically
>> the "struct Stat stat" argument of either of those methods contains a
>> "version" member.
>> Patrick

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