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Re: Nasty double-replace copy-on-update bug

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2007-10-19 17:05:18 CEST

"David Glasser" <glasser@davidglasser.net> writes:

> On 10/19/07, Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>> Without a write lock some other Subversion process could change or
>> delete the file in the interval between the decision to use a file and
>> the moment it gets used.
>
> Huh. When is it ever safe to not take the write lock, then?

When doing a read-only operation such as status.

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