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Re: How to find out if I own a lock?

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-04-13 20:59:07 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> The sentence you just wrote above -- "users could see that a file needs
> to be locked" -- is *exactly* the reason the svn:needs-lock property
> exists. If you're thinking about creating a new icon overlay that
> means, "you should lock this file before editing", then you should make
> it into a 1-to-1 correspondence with the existence of svn:needs-lock.
>
> So your criteria for showing this new overlay would be:
>
> - the file is versioned && file has svn:needs-lock
>
> That's all you need.

I know that. But: reading the properties of a file is an expensive
function call (performance wise, if you have to do it for many, many
files very fast). So that's not really an option for TSVN because
overlays can't take long to show them, or the explorer would slow down
remarkably.

Stefan

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