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Re: [locking] out-of-dateness checking during lock

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-12-04 19:15:10 CET

On Dec 4, 2004, at 10:35 AM, Greg Hudson wrote:

> On Sat, 2004-12-04 at 11:14, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>> * I'm worried that if an admin has post-lock and post-unlock hook
>> scripts, there's going to be 2 useless emails generated whenever
>> somebody even *attempts* to lock an out-of-date wc file.
> We can make this case much less common by checking for out-of-dateness,
> grabbing the lock, checking again, and releasing the lock if the second
> test fails.

I'm sold. This means the 'schitzo' behavior of aquiring/releasing the
lock will only happen in -extremely- rare circumstances.

lundblad: do you agree? If so, I think we've got a good description
of svn_client_lock(). Go for it.

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