registry lock

Joshua Root jmr at
Tue Nov 17 13:47:53 PST 2015

On 2015-11-18 08:18 , René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> On Tuesday November 17 2015 13:48:00 Jeremy Lavergne wrote:
>> So abstract a bit further beyond just uninstall phase: why do we need to
>> lock anything when we're not yet changing installed files?
> Exactly. Or the registry itself, for whatever reason that might happen outside of changing installed files.

You're missing the point. Installed ports must not be changed by another
process even when the current one is not changing any.

- Josh

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