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Re: Problem : svn: working copy locked:

From: Kevin Pilch-Bisson <kevin_at_pilch-bisson.net>
Date: 2003-01-09 11:42:05 CET

On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 05:37:32PM +0000, Philip Martin wrote:
> solo turn <soloturn99@yahoo.com> writes:
>
> > i would consider it more user-friendly, if svn does the svn cleanup
> > itself and not bring the error to the user. or do i not see something
> > which prevents this?
>
> There was a long discussion last year about using a signal handler.
> The problem is getting the signal handler to interact with multiple
> threads, there was opposition to a single global handler. Solving
> that probably involves passing a svn_context_t parameter through the
> client and wc libraries.
>
> On Unix a SIGKILL will leave locks whatever we do, or are you
> suggesting that the *next* command should run cleanup automatically?
>
I remember at one time we were thinking of having the next command run cleanup
automatically, with a warning, but for now we wanted to leave it alone, to
make debugging easier, so we could catch bugs that left us in a state that
needed cleanup.

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     has never precluded their reinvention." - Larry Wall
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