[whatwg] [IndexedDB] Simultaneous setVersion from multiple pages

ben turner bent.mozilla at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 12:56:53 PDT 2010

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On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 12:55 PM, ben turner <bent.mozilla at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> While implementing the latest setVersion changes I came across this problem:
> Let's say that a site is open in two different windows and each
> decides to do a setVersion request at the same time. Only one of them
> can win, obviously, and the other must end up calling close() on
> itself or the setVersion transaction will never run (and all database
> activity will basically hang at that point).
> Jonas and I decided that this situation should result in the losing
> database's request having its error handler called with DEADLOCK_ERR.
> Does that sound reasonable to everyone?
> -Ben

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