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

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-04-13 21:36:41 CEST

On Apr 13, 2005, at 2:24 PM, SteveKing wrote:

> I know those logics aren't equivalent. But Subversion would have
> problems with versioned readonly files if they don't have the
> svn:needs-lock property on them, right? I mean, versions < 1.2 at
> least will error out if such a readonly file has to be changed by an
> update. So I don't think that there are any users out there who have
> files set readonly themselves for whatever reason.

Ooh, good point. You've convinced me. I guess the new overlay needs
to be documented carefully: it doesn't mean that svn:needs-lock is
present, it means that the file is read-only. And if the file is
read-only, that *probably* means that it should be locked before
editing.

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