Archives Nov. 9, 2004

Oh happy day (maybe) (A pox on relational databases...)

I seem to have worked around the big nasty evil database bug. And how, you may ask? By adding a completely extraneous commit into the middle of the hierarchy parsing code. ARGH. There's no reason for it to help, there's no way it should change anything. It's just some silly locking artefact where a SELECT ...

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Long, fruitless day trying to reproduce an error (And it's only 4-1/2 hours old)

Bryan and one of his peoples are experiencing what appears to be the "big nasty evil database bug" (formerly the "evil database bug") where the database (b)locks in the middle of a hierarchy import (which is the only database operation that's occuring).

This has a lot of secondary effects, as once the database thread is ...

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