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Re: Checkin without working copy

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-01-26 19:26:43 CET

On 1/26/07, Peter Lundblad <plundblad@google.com> wrote:

> > Isn't it a good practice to "lock" the repository when I start doing
> > a modification in my local copy?
> >
>
>
> This is one way of working, but svn mainly implements the copy-modify-merge
> model. To simplify working with binary files, there's the locking
> feature that makes it possible to work exclusively on a file. This
> is described more in the first chapter of the Subversion book at
> svnbook.red-bean.com, which might be a good read.

Yes, I think you're not understanding some very fundamental concepts
about how Subversion works. :-) You should read this chapter of the
book:

  http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.basic.html

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