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Re: [TSVN] Locked overlay

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_slarge.plus.com>
Date: 2005-04-14 13:07:48 CEST

Bill.Hughes@cgi-europe.com wrote:
> How about a 'lock' symbol for those files on which you have a lock
> and a 'no entry' overlay on the files on which somebody else has a
> lock?

You can't tell if anyone else has a lock without contacting the
repository. But a no-entry overlay for read-only files sounds good to

> I'm beginning to think we need a project to work out if there's a way
> round the overlay icon limits! I suspect it would probably be a
> replacement for explorer rather than an extension though...

Petition uncle Bill to increase the limit in the next version of Windows
It has been suggested that we should collaborate with TCVS better, and
have a shared overlay provider, but no-one has come up with a good
suggestion for how that might work yet.

> And a suggestion/question - would there be any benefit in another
> context menu option to check for changes to lock status for files in
> the wc or should this be covered by the 'check for modifications'
> item?

I think that's already in 'check for mods'.


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