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Re: Locking server implementation: libsvn_repos or libsvn_fs

From: Brian W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-02 18:04:06 CET

On Nov 2, 2004, at 11:00 AM, Greg Hudson wrote:

> On Tue, 2004-11-02 at 11:44, Brian W. Fitzpatrick wrote:
>> Sorry to jump in so late here, but I haven't seen anyone bring up
>> gstein's big argument against locks-in-repos, namely that programs
>> that
>> directly access the fs will circumvent any locks that are in-place
>> (e.g. SubWiki).
>
> Then they will also circumvent hooks, won't they?

Yes. And that's really the big thing that Bugs Me. Hooks will be in
the repos layer, and if we implement locking policy via hooks, how
could we possible call the hooks from the fs layer? And the thought of
wrapping every fs call in a repos call makes me kind of ill.

-Fitz

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