[e-lang] __reactToLostClient and distributed confinement
Mark S. Miller
markm at cs.jhu.edu
Sat Jul 22 22:39:11 EDT 2006
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Kevin Reid wrote:
> On Mar 1, 2006, at 2:48, Mark S. Miller wrote:
>> Kevin Reid wrote:
>>> Has the effect of the information provided by __reactToLostClient's
>>> parameter on distributed confinement been considered?
>> No. What problem do you anticipate?
> I'm not sure. I once noticed that it supplies information that is not
> explicitly passed by the object's 'normal' clients, and so I wonder
> whether it reveals something.
> I now suspect that this isn't a problem for distributed confinement, as
> in that case information is already leaked in by the /timing/ - or just
> occurrence - of deaths of vats making up the box. But are there any
> other situations?
I don't see any problems, so I've entered the issue as bug
and I've closed the bug. If anyone spots something to worry about here, we can
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