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Re: [PATCH] Release candidate patch for adding external locking filecode to svn_repos_open

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2003-11-05 01:09:52 CET

On Nov 4, 2003, at 6:12 PM, David Kopp wrote:

> Hello again,
>
> I have made a few modifications to Shamim's patch and come up with the
> attached patch.
>
> I moved some of the functions to the top of the file in order to
> satisfy
> the compiler. I also removed lock_time from svn_repos_t and made it a
> static variable of create_external_lock_if_requested. (It doesn't work
> otherwise).
>
> So, what do the rest of you think? I would like to have this added,
> because then I would be able to use Subversion at work.

I really don't like the idea of supporting this kind of hack. We have
two real solutions for accessing a repository over a network already,
solutions which don't require exclusive locking of the repository on
access. If you must use this kind of hack, it should be as a local
change, IMHO.

-garrett

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