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Re: issue for svn:needs-lock

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 9 May 2008 13:15:19 -0400

On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 1:10 PM, Ryan Young <syoung_at_rockwellcollins.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a problem in using this svn:needs-lock property to make files
> read-only. Hope to get some answers from experts in this group.
>
> First, I added this svn:needs-lock property to a file with a value of
> one through Context Menu ->TortoiseSVN -> Properties
>
> Second, I refreshed the Windows Explorer to get the status updated for
> this file.
>
> Now, the problem is that the icon overlay in Windows Explorer shows
> the status of this file as modified, not read-only. Since the status
> of file is shown as modified (icon overlay shown as exclamation), I
> can edit this file without warning shown up, even though this
> svn:needs-lock property is set for this file.
>
> According to the TortoiseSVN manual, once the svn:needs-lock property
> is set for a file, this file becomes a read-only file and the icon
> overlay is still a check mark.
>
> Can anyone tell me whether I missed anything???

Based upon what I've seen, you need to commit the change before you'll
see what you're describing.

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