This made me wonder, since I have seen the lock. It seems to be used only in the cron task: https://github.com/phpbb/phpbb-core/blo ... er.php#L72
I've corrected this in above post. Also, David63 was so kind to send me some textual improvements, those are also incorporated in above post.
Since almost anyone participating in this topic wrote that he doesn't know all the technical bits, I took a look at Github. It seems that Elsensee has written most of the text reparser code.
@Elsensee: would you be so kind to tell us if we've got the explanation here right?Elsensee wrote: Gentile poke