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Re: Teaching svnadmin to remove orphaned locks (Was: [CONTRIB] remove-zombie-locks.py, workaround for Issue #2507)

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-01-16 18:16:16 CET

On Tue, 16 Jan 2007, C. Michael Pilato wrote:

> Nathan Kidd wrote:
> > cmpilato suggested, I think rightly, that
> > given the potential widespread nature of the problem it makes sense to
> > teach svnadmin how to fix the problem.
>
> Actually, my suggestion to integrate the code was, unfortunately,
> grounded in my forgetfulness. Somewhere I forgot that zombied locks
> were an undesirable and unforeseen side-effect of our implementation
> that happen to be a challenge to prevent, rather than just something we
> agreed is bad but not worth fixing.
>
> So, I'm cool with keeping the contrib script as a contrib script, and
> focusing those energies instead on fixing the core problem.

+1

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