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Re: [TSVN] The svn:needs-lock hint ...

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_slarge.plus.com>
Date: 2005-04-21 14:12:07 CEST

Nicklas Norling wrote:
> Leeuw van der, Tim wrote:
>> "svn:needs-lock\n
>> If this property is set, the file will be made read-only for all
>> users to indicate that a lock has to be acquired before the file can
>> be edited.\n
> Is it really "has to" here? I'm under the impression svn docs said
> *should*. Wasn't *has* left up to
> the repo admin via hook scripts?

The read-only-ness is really just a hint to the user that the file
should not be edited. Anyone can change that flag locally and edit away.
The enforceable part is on the server which can reject any commit
attempt for a file with svn:needs-lock and no lock acquired.


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