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Re: Locking: RFC: svn:needs-lock behaviors (Updated)

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2005-02-03 00:49:06 CET

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:

> To the best of my knowledge, you should be able to lock schedule-add
> files just fine. Locks apply to pathnames, not nodes or node-revs.

The documentation in notes/ doesn't mention such locks, although it
doesn't exclude them either, is there a plan to implement this sort of
lock without node? There are all sorts of corner cases: if I have a
schedule add directory 'foo' and I lock the path 'foo/bar' does that
stop someone else commiting a new 'foo'? Their 'foo' will conflict
with the 'foo' in my working copy, and resolving it will probably
cause me to loose my lock token.

Philip Martin
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Received on Thu Feb 3 00:51:38 2005

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