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Re: repair timestamps of unchanged files

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2004-11-23 18:03:54 CET

Branko ─Œibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:

> I'm trying think of a good reason why we'd support any kind of
> concurrent operation in the WC. If we just serialised everything, "svn
> st" and friends could do this cleanup themselves.

How about a GUI that runs status periodically (or in response to some
sort of filesystem notification system), that could cause concurrent
operation with some other process running, say, update. If status
takes a write lock the update might fail with an "already locked"
error, but when the user investigated there would be no lock.

Philip Martin
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Received on Tue Nov 23 18:05:39 2004

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