[patch] lockdir contention detection on sftp
robertc at robertcollins.net
Wed Apr 19 23:27:41 BST 2006
On Wed, 2006-04-19 at 18:10 +1000, Martin Pool wrote:
> At present sftp operations raise NoSuchFile if they get a generic
> failure message. This means that lock contention over sftp isn't
> properly detected as such, and in general it seems a bit strange to
> assume NoSuchFile is best.
> This patch is one way to fix it: raise a generic PathError if we get a
> generic failure from sftp. Another way would be to treat any
> transport-related error while trying to take the lock as possibly
> indicating contention.
Perhaps it should raise TransportError not PathError - PathError is a
BzrNewError, but not a TransportError.
Or perhaps we should have PathError be a TransportError.
I mention this because it seems desirable that all the errors raised
from Transport be TransportErrors.
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