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

From: Edward Harvey <eharvey_at_chilsemi.com>
Date: 2006-04-26 01:42:35 CEST

> We do not agree that it is an improvement.

Don't use it then. It's for the people who want it.

> > You are able to check for modifications, and see who has
> lock. It is
> > not impossible to store this information.
>
> We would have to cache that information for every versioned
> file on your hard-disk. Where would that happen? Not in the
> .svn folders because we don't own them.

Before tortoise could show the repository lock status, subversion itself
would have to support caching this information in the .svn directory.

> People sometimes request that the icons to show
> repository lock status, until it is explained that the
> shellex cannot contact the repository.

I have never requested that shellex contact the repository. But I do
request that icons show repository lock status.

> Bear in mind that you don't have to answer all the bug
> reports that will result when explorer becomes unuseable. Stefan does.

Explorer will not become degraded in any way.

Tortoise already changes icon overlays based on information in the .svn
directory. What I am talking about falls within this model, and never
causes explorer to ever become unusable.

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