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Re: Feature / Bug - File lock icon, checking for modifications

From: Rainer Müller <mueller_rainer_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2006-04-25 19:44:15 CEST

Edward Harvey wrote:
> The basic problem is -- if someone locks a file, there's no indication
> to another user that the file is locked, unless he/she manually checks
> for lock. Therefore in the present design, people are forced to
> habitually check for lock on every file they edit, or run the risk of
> having to merge conflicts afterward. I know nobody will habitually
> check, because 99% of the time there will be no lock. And the end
> result is people have to merge conflicts when they happen.

Have you thought about setting up a post-lock and post-unlock hook to send out a
email to the developers? That would notify all, which files are locked.

Rainer

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