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Re: repair timestamps of unchanged files

From: Stefan <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2004-11-23 18:28:02 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
> On Nov 23, 2004, at 11:03 AM, Philip Martin wrote:
>
>> Branko Čibej <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.

And that's exactly what TSVN is already doing. The user can refresh the
filesystem view anytime (s)he wants, even while another Subversion task
is running. Refreshing the view means 'svn status'.

Stefan

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