I have checked for RNFE if the record is not existing in FileManager hashmap or already marked as deleted. I have thrown security exception, when cookie is not matching with the existing cookie in the hashmap or if recno doesnt exist in the lockManager hashmap itself(question: am I OK here).
I have seen in many posts they are recommending lockRecord() - can somebody explain me why we should use lockRecord() here. I am thinking we are deleting an already locked record. If we use lockRecord(), dont we get a new cookie value here. deleteRecord() - fine unlock() - fine
Here is what I have coded in my Data.class
question: Why should we lock() first, if the record is already