Juergen Georgi wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am wondering if bad things happen in case multiple
> instances of sa-update run at the same time, e.g. if a
> manual call interferes with a call invoked by cron in
> background.
>
> As I understand the code, sa-update downloads any new
> rules into a temporary directory where it does some
> sanity checks (signature verification, lint). After then
> it cleans the channel directory and extracts the downloaded
> tar archive again into the channel directory. Basically
> the last sa-update run wins, and no data corruption should
> occur. But maybe I have missed some point.


Yeah, the last one finished should win.

Of course there's always exceptions... if the each try to install a
different update version that includes different files, you could see
some funkiness.


Daryl