registry lock

Joshua Root jmr at
Tue Nov 17 10:36:03 PST 2015

On 2015-11-18 01:29 , René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> Hi,
> I may have asked before, so apologies if I forgot the answer:
> Why does "base" need a registry lock for operations up to destroot? I realise configure and beyond may require installing missing ports, but that could lead to locking the registry only when those ports are to be installed. When none are missing a lock shouldn't be required, right?

What if you uninstall some ports in another terminal while the operation
is running?

- Josh

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