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RE: Re: Re: Lock not showing

From: Shakespeare, Simon \(Pensions\) <Simon.Shakespeare_at_capita.co.uk>
Date: 2006-02-09 11:16:23 CET

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Küng [mailto:tortoisesvn@gmail.com]
> Sent: 09 February 2006 09:58
> To: users@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Re: Lock not showing
> On 2/9/06, Shakespeare, Simon (Pensions)
> <Simon.Shakespeare@capita.co.uk> wrote:
> > Sorry bit confused here - I tried again this morning -
> locked one file by me then cleared the
> > authentication data & locked the next file as someone else.
> I see the "SVN Lock Owner" column
> > in explorer & it correctly reflects the lock owner against
> both files. I assumed then that this
> > info. is held only in the cache but having killed the
> TSVNCache.exe process, closed explorer &
> > starting again I see the lock owners reflected correctly
> again. Now I assumed it got this info
> > from the repository & put it in the cache but I'm really
> not sure as sometimes it doesn't show
> > & sometimes it does.
> When you "cleared the authenticaton data and locked the next file as
> someone else", did you lock it in the same working copy?
> You see, locks are per-working copy, not per user! The username is
> stored only for your convenience, so that you can assign a lock to
> someone. But internally, a lock is assigned to an UID.
> And that's good: you may have a working copy in your office, and one
> at home. You lock a file in your office. That means when you go back
> home, you shouldn't be able to modify that file, because you have the
> lock on it at the office. Even though the lock is assigned to *you*,
> it isn't to your current working copy at home.
Thanks Stefan - Yes I used the the same working copy & it showed both users. That's correct is it?
I'm just a bit confused as to where it's stored & for how long this info. is visible after I clear the cache.

> > I wondered why it didn't use the cache second time around - Thanks
> The context menu doesn't use the cache.

Fair enough - Thanks

> Stefan
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