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Re: Feature request

From: Stefan Kng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-17 17:50:47 CEST

Ji Kala wrote:

> We use locking model and when somebody commit
> changes of file before I want to lock it, I will get error
> "Lock failed: newer version of <file> exists". So I have to
> update local files before I can continue. It would very
> usefull if you add option which would tell Tortoise client to
> automatically update files together with "Get-lock" action.

Sorry, but you're asking for something dangerous!
If we would update automatically, we could end up changing your file
without you knowing about it (because you don't see that we're updating
automatically before the lock).
Also, usually you lock single files. By updating only those files you
want to lock, you'd end up with an inconsistent working copy.

Stefan

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Received on Mon Oct 17 17:51:36 2005

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