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Re: [PATCH] Improve reporting WC is locked/busy ('run cleanup')

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2011 15:40:29 +0200

On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 08:17:07AM -0500, kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com wrote:
> Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com> wrote on 07/14/2011 06:58:24 AM:
> > The attached patch makes some improvements to how we report that the WC
> > is locked or busy (the 'run cleanup' messages). I need a sanity check
> > to make sure I've understood the relationship between how we want to
> > handle 'the work queue is busy' and 'there is a write lock on a WC
> > directory'.
>
> I'm all for removing the overloaded "lock" terminology. We see a lot
> of confused users who think they somehow incorrectly locked a file
> in the repository when they see the old messages...

I agree. It should say something like "the working copy is busy" instead.
("busy" because it not used elsewhere, and because it will be
understood even by non-technical users who don't know what a lock is
supposed to be in this context).
Received on 2011-07-14 15:41:08 CEST

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