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Re: Read-only files marked as svn:needs-lock?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-07-27 23:20:51 CEST

On 27/07/07, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
> Simon Large wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > In our docs for 1.5 we say that read-only files are marked with the
> > grey overlay. Does svn 1.5 give us a better way of detecting
> > svn:needs-lock which means we no longer do this? I just tried making a
> > file read-only and the overlay stays the same.
> That depends :)
> No seriously: SVN 1.3.x has an older working copy format, which does not
> store the svn:needs-lock property in its entries file. And in those
> working copies, svn_client_status() doesn't return the information
> whether the svn:needs-lock property is set or not. That's why we show
> the overlay for readonly files too.

So if the working copy returns the information for svn:needs-lock we
use that and ignore the read-only status. If it doesn't return that
info we use the read-only status instead. Correct?


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