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Re: [TSVN] Locked overlay

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-04-13 20:18:30 CEST

SteveKing <steveking@gmx.ch> wrote on 04/13/2005 02:00:37 PM:

> Mark Phippard wrote:
> > I do not really care if we do not have an overlay, especially in the
> > version. But I have been following your discussions on the dev@ list
> > I do not see what the problem is . IMHO, the overlay you would want
> > see is if you held a lock on the file. This info is available in the
> > structure you get back, so you do not really need anything else. It
> > be nice to know if someone else held a lock but that really isn't
> > without a persistent server connection.
> It would be good to know which files are locked by others. That way you
> know that you shouldn't touch those files.

I have used systems that did this and the performance is dreadful. You
cannot do it without talking to the server because incorrect info is worse
than no info.

I think that showing an overlay when I have a file locked would be nice as
a way to remind me that I hold the lock. I do not think it is essential


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