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Re: Exclusive Locking: design in a nutshell

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2004-05-21 15:55:23 CEST

On Fri, 2004-05-21 at 02:44, Branko ╚ibej wrote:
> >This is my only concern with the current proposal. It would seem,
> >though, that LOCK cancellation can be accomplished by remembering what
> >the resource looked like at the time the LOCK was taken out, and if
> >the LOCK is aborted, simply commit one more time with the lock removal
> >and content reversion.

> That's another reason why I'm against the idea that a locked PUT be
> treated as a checkpoint. It's contrary to the transaction-centric design
> of Subversion.

... except there's no such thing as "lock cancellation" in DAV, so it's
not a reason at all. (As far as I can deduce from reading the whole
thread, that is.)

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