Re: [wmii] wmii4: client id's in use?

From: Suraj N. Kurapati <>
Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2006 16:30:48 -0700

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Suraj N. Kurapati wrote:
> Jeremy Maitin-Shepard wrote:
>>> The solution to this though is to fix the client
>>> identification to use an identifier that persists for the
>>> life of the client and is never reused, since without that
>>> you still have race conditions even if you track destroy
>>> client.
> Is this planned (or already implemented) for wmii-4?

Whoops, it seems my question was previously answered (see message
below). But just to be safe... can anybody confirm that the use of
client IDs has made it into wmii-4?

Thanks for your consideration.

- -------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [wmii] Re: ruby-wmii & wmii 4
Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2006 20:42:20 -0400
From: Jeremy Maitin-Shepard <>
Reply-To: wmii community <>

"Suraj N. Kurapati" <> writes:

> Jeremy Maitin-Shepard wrote:
>> - Changed all references to clients in the filesystem interface
>> to use the unique (i.e. never reused) client "ids" rather than
>> client indices; this avoids race conditions in implementing
>> various behaviors.

> Great idea! The wmii-4 developers should seriously consider this.

I've mentioned it, and it was Kris who told me that a unique id was
already being generated because it was needed for the plan 9 filesystem
protocol for some reason; I think he plans to make the change at
some point.

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Jeremy Maitin-Shepard
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