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Re: Client for lock & edit in one step?

From: Greg Thomas <thomasgd_at_omc.bt.co.uk>
Date: 2007-07-27 14:22:45 CEST

On Fri, 27 Jul 2007 14:04:00 +0200, <Jan.Lessner@bertelsmann.de>
wrote:

>We are currently moving over from Visual SourceSafe to Subversion and
>are looking for a convenient client for all the documents which are
>not source code - e.g. specification documents in Microsoft Word, UML
>models in other strange formats, images etc. This is all stuff which
>can not be merges and therefore must be locked before editing.
>However, fetching the current version, locking it, and then start
>editing is a rather inconvenient work when being done in three
>separate steps.

I would think giving everyone a simple bat file would do the trick;

@echo off
svn update "%1"
svn lock "%1" -m "Locking for update"
start "%1"

Will get the latest version of the file, lock it, and then launch it.

HTH,

Greg

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