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Re: [Issue 533] New - implement reserved checkouts

From: Brian Behlendorf <brian_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-08-02 02:37:25 CEST

On Thu, 1 Aug 2002, Peter Davis wrote:
> On Thursday 01 August 2002 14:44, you wrote:
> > I'm not a fan of creating a new revision simply
> > because somebody took out a lock on something they *might* change (they
> > could revert and cancel their lock).
> You're right -- as soon as I started thinking about how to do this, that
> popped out like a sore thumb. At least it would force people to submit a log
> message saying why they took out the lock. But yes, that would pollute the
> repository far too much.

I dunno. Greg's proposal requires you to be running your svn repos behind
a web server; I don't see how one could lock it if running local.
Personally I like the idea of making it a property; the only downside is
the revision bump, and having it trigger a commit email seems like a
positive thing.


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