[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Locking UI comments

From: Jim Correia <jim.correia_at_pobox.com>
Date: 2004-10-13 20:37:12 CEST

On Oct 13, 2004, at 2:29 PM, Mark Phippard wrote:

> Jim Correia <jim.correia@pobox.com> wrote on 10/13/2004 02:09:42 PM:
>> 2) I want to get a lock on FOO to make an edit. svn lock FOO updates
>> it
>> to a newer revision. The newer revision also has other files in it,
>> some that changes in FOO depend on, but svn lock has put my WC in an
>> inconsistent state that breaks the build. If I was told I was out of
>> date, and did the single file update myself, I got what I deserved. I
>> could also decide if now was a good time to do an svn up and deal with
>> the consequences.
> I think that is a pretty good reason. However, it probably applies
> less
> to people using this feature for binary files, like Photoshop, then for
> people that are using this for "normal" development because their
> company
> is afraid of Copy-Merge-Update.

This can come up in "normal" development. One format for interface
files (.nib) on Mac OS X is a binary format. Sometimes changes to the
interface files accompany code changes. I don't do Windows, but I think
I've heard it mentioned before that there are, at least in some
situations, equivalent binary files in "normal" windows development.


To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Wed Oct 13 20:37:43 2004

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Dev mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.