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Re: [TSVN] lock usage

From: Julien TOUCHE <julien.touche_at_lycos.com>
Date: 2005-09-18 20:59:21 CEST

Stefan Küng wrote on 18/09/2005 18:28:
>> if it's the only way, i have a feature suggestion: - have a new
>> locked icon overlay for the files which are locked by others
>> (nothing seems to appear for now, event after a checkout)
>
> That would mean to have the overlay cache contact the repository. And
> that's an operation which can take several seconds, in which the
> explorer would hang. So no, that's definitely not an option. (of

i don't think it in this way. more like, you update your local
repository and, as there is an icon for files you locked, there is one
for the ones locked by others - no repository contact here.

>> - when checking out, precise lock status of all locked files.
> Subversion doesn't provide this kind of information on checkout.

except if, gui does a svn status for every changed file ? but maybe too
ressource expensive.

>> - (more svn handling) when checking the journal, see the lock. it
>> doesn't seems lock are a a file properties as i don't see a log in
>> the journal.
>
> What's a journal? Do you mean the log? No, locks aren't recorded in
> the log, because you don't create a new revision just for locking a
> file. And locks aren't versioned either, because a lock always
> applies to HEAD.

does this mean, you can't lock a file in a branch ? lock at the same
time, the same file in trunk and branch ?

thanks
Regards

                Julien

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