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Re: Question: concept of editors

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-07-05 14:25:42 CEST

On Thu, Jul 05, 2001 at 10:59:40AM +0200, Branko �ibej wrote:
> Alexander Mueller wrote:
> >Dumbo question: one feature or cvs is, u can tell the server you are editing a file, directory (you dont have to) with the "cvs edit" command.
> >The server stores this info. Others (and you) can use the command "cvs editors" to query the table
> >of editors for a file or directory. The server will then output a list of files that are being edited and the names of the editors.
> >
> >In my eyes a great concept to stay on track whats going on and where to take care, especially if you
> >want to avoid the situation of having to merge code.
> >
> >Didnt find something about this concept in svn? Am I blind, did people forget or thoughtfully ignore this feature?
> >
> We did discuss this some time ago, and the more general question of how
> one could enforce CM policy within SVN. I think we decided then that
> this was not important enought to worry about for 1.0.

Right. The whole "edit" and "watch" stuff will not be included in SVN 1.0.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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