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Sunday, January 27 • 12:30pm - 12:55pm
Was file locking ever meant to work?

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There are multiple APIs to lock files. But how easily/reliably can they be used in a multithreaded application? And if the application is supposed to run outside of Linux too, one has to be even more cautious what API they will use. In the talk I am covering my story of developing (metadata) file locking for libvirt, going through all the implementations and their caveats until settling down for solution we have now.
resources: nothing special
max attendees: unlimited
expected outcome: audience learns about different approaches to file locking and what frequently used patterns are actually buggy

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Michal Prívozník

I am one of the main libvirt developers and currently working for Red Hat for 8 years. Beside my regular work on libvirt I maintain libvirt-snmp, libvirt-designer, libvirt-php and contribute to other project within virtualization stack. Among that I lead some GSoC students too.



Sunday January 27, 2019 12:30pm - 12:55pm
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