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Re: Locking on svn.collab.net (was svn.collab.net Subversion upgraded to 1.2.0-rc1)

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2005-04-12 01:55:48 CEST

--On Friday, April 8, 2005 9:12 AM -0500 Ben Collins-Sussman
<sussman@collab.net> wrote:

> I'm not sure what you're afraid of here. Yes, locking is "on" by default
> in 1.2, but it also has no teeth by default -- anyone can break/steal
> locks.

-1 (vote, not veto) on using locks on Subversion's repository.

I don't like encouraging locks to begin with on this sort of project. I
haven't seen any justifications yet as to why anyone actively involved in
Subversion would want to hold locks on our codebase.

Feel free to create a 'test' repository if you want to 'experiment' with
locking, but that should be kept out of the main repository. -- justin

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Received on Tue Apr 12 01:56:34 2005

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