Proposal: Stop enforcing single-writer-multi-reader file access

Evan Laforge qdunkan at
Thu Oct 27 01:10:12 CEST 2011

> I propose that we remove all the automatic locking from the libraries,
> and let the user do any locking that they wish to do themselves.

+1 as long as it works on windows, it's easier to explain to someone
why they shouldn't use lazy IO than to explain why their strict IO
code is getting lock errors.

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