Redesigning the autopkgtest controller/workers CI system for Ubuntu and Debian

Martin Pitt mpitt at
Fri Mar 14 05:57:04 UTC 2014

Martin Pitt [2014-03-14  6:31 +0100]:
> But I see no documented way of doing this kind of "lock this file
> name", "get me an increased global counter", or "start a file system
> transaction" on swift, which makes swift fairly hard to use for
> concurrent writes.
> How do other systems deal with that? I mean, this is *the*
> fundamental problem with multiple writers to a file system, ther
> must be some solution?

I asked on


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