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Re: Locking server implementation: libsvn_repos or libsvn_fs

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2004-10-29 18:01:18 CEST

C. Michael Pilato wrote:

> Locks, also, are not a piece of versioned history. They exist outside
> that history, just like <insert auth mechanism here>, just like hook
> scripts and other processes that affect that history but aren't
> actually part of it.

Just so everyone is on the same page, that means when recovering from a
backup/dumpfile, all locks are lost and cannot be recovered/recreated.
Any WC's with lock tokens will have to gracefully handle that
inconsistency and the server will have to ignore lock releases for
unknown locks.

John

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