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

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-07-28 10:47:57 CEST

Simon Large wrote:
> 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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