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Re: another idea for directory locking.

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-12-20 13:28:52 CET

Thomas Swan wrote:

> Branko Čibej wrote:
>> It's not exactly been beaten to death, but mbk forgets that 'svn
>> lock" doesn't block until the lock is free, so deadlocks aren't an
>> issue. If a lock can't be obltained, simply roll back all locks that
>> were granted within the transaction.
> I guess that I wasn't exactly clear at the beginning. This suggestion
> was for doing the checkout/locking process that a lot of people were
> wanting for future versions of svn.

No, that's quite clear. And it's those lock requests that don't block,
and therefore can't deadlock.

-- Brane

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