On Dec 22, 2008, at 1:44 PM, Charles Oliver Nutter wrote:

> It probably could use the same lock; the trickier bit is that in  
> between encountering the autoload and requiring the file there's  
> already state changes happening. So I think we still need to ensure  
> the autoload marker is mutated under lock as well.
>
> To be honest, I'm not sure autoload is really even possible to make  
> safe in the presence of threads...the design of it may be inherently  
> incompatible. But I'm willing to talk through some possibilities and  
> see what we can come up with.

Yeah--you'd need to make require transactional somehow.

Stupid question: does anyone actually use autoload?

Dave