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Re: Exclusive Locking

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2004-08-25 21:51:02 CEST

"Seth de l'Isle" <seth.delisle@ge.com> wrote on 08/25/2004 03:30:40 PM:

> My company's evaluation of Subversion is being shot down because of the
lack of
> an exclusive locking feature in the current release -- some developers
are just
> uncomfortable with merging(!?).

Do they have legitimate concerns, such as if you work with a lot of
unmergable file types? If your files can all be merged you would be
better off attacking it from that angle. Let them dream up their
scenarios and then demonstrate how it is handled.

Finally, did you see this patch posted back in July, which provides a
temporary locking workaround?

http://www.contactor.se/~dast/svn/archive-2004-07/1351.shtml

Mark

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