[erlang-questions] Mnesia transactions and locking
Tue Jun 12 14:22:27 CEST 2007
On Jun 12, 2007, at 12:48 PM, Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) wrote:
> It acquires locks as it goes along, or when the user
> specifically asks for a lock.
This is a fine description but how does Mnesia determine whether to
lock a table or a record?
From my inspection of the sources it seems that a table lock is used
for writes and record locks are used for certain types of reads.
Is this correct? Is a table lock always used for writing?
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