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Re: [Issue 533] New - implement reserved checkouts

From: Peter Davis <peter_at_pdavis.cx>
Date: 2002-08-01 21:31:01 CEST

On Thursday 01 August 2002 12:03, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Peter Davis <peter@pdavis.cx> writes:
> > I really like this. I'm what one of the other comments would call an
> > "early adopter", and I generally believe that locking is Evil. But this
> > would be really attractive, for all the reasons you describe.
> >
> > I don't think it goes against Subversion theory, since it's just a
> > property that can be removed. It's useful because it lets you easily see
> > who the locker is.
> >
> > Hopefully this can make it past the "idea" stage; if not for me or for
> > the beauty of it, then do it for the poor helpless minions whose project
> > managers won't switch until they see VSS-style locking.
> Glad you like it! Would you want to accept the issue and start a
> patch?
> -K

It would be my first attempt at hacking Subversion, and really I've lost
fluency in C over the past couple years, but I could give it a shot. No
promises on what my schedule will be, though.

Any tips on how to get started (besides the obligatory "Read the HACKING file"

Peter Davis
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Received on Thu Aug 1 21:31:40 2002

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