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Re: [Issue 533] New - implement reserved checkouts

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2002-08-05 09:59:52 CEST

On Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 01:24:12PM +0200, brane@xbc.nu wrote:
> Quoting "Jay Freeman (saurik)" <saurik@saurik.com>:
> > How would something like this interact with possible, future support for
> > WebDAV's LOCK and UNLOCK methods?

Not one bit.

My suggestion was for a system that was completely orthogonal to the 1.0
development track. It can exist wholly and completely separate from SVN 1.0.

> > It seems silly to go to the effort of
> > building some complex seperate system (involving seperate applications and
> > seperate scripts, talking to a seperate database, that might end up with
> > slightly different portability than the actual svn client, and then on top
> > of that shoving the responsibility for coding the lock support into every
> > GUI that wants to support it) for keeping track of locks and then find out
> > that the way it was done didn't end up helping to implement LOCK and
> I must say I agree.
> I think it's a total waste of time to hack up some sort of locking, only to
> throw it away when we do it for real. Any locking scheme would have to be

You guys aren't getting where I was going.

1) given: SVN 1.0 won't have reserved checkouts
2) therefore, you must design a system that lives *outside* of SVN
3) therefore, you end up with something like I described

'nuf said


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