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Re: Up-to-date-check on commit.

From: Stephen C. Tweedie <sct_at_redhat.com>
Date: 2002-06-19 22:22:09 CEST

Hi,

On Wed, Jun 19, 2002 at 03:03:42PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> Josef, you're calling into question the core model of how CVS and
> Subversion both work... the so-called "concurrent" versioning model.
>
> This system is the natural result of not having a "lock-modify-unlock"
> model. It depends on developers *communicating* with one another.

cvs _can_ do that locking: "cvs watch|edit|unedit|unwatch" deal with
that (they are listed in the info pages, but apparently not in the man
pages.)

Nobody I know ever uses these options.

Cheers,
 Stephen

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