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Re: javahl.ClientException: Working copy not locked?

From: Ashley Aitken <mrhatken_at_mac.com>
Date: 2004-08-13 06:58:23 CEST

On 13/08/2004, at 10:45 AM, Brian W. Fitzpatrick wrote:
> Wait, don't! There's a way to get around this--just check out a copy
> of your EOModel somewhere else, and copy the .svn directory into the
> eomodel with your changes in it. That way you don't have to redo your
> changes.

Yes, I thought of that after I had posted (it was late ...).

>
>>> Oh, and watch out in the future--I don't think EOModeler is .svn
>>> savvy.
>>
>> So why doesn't EOModeler just make a copy of the EOModel into the
>> backup copy rather than, as it would seem, moving the old model and
>> creating a new one!? (Rhetorical question)
>
> Because EOModeler is an old, sucky, crufty piece of software that
> should be taken out back and shot (Rhetorical answer).
>
> :-)

Sad but very true.

>> This seems very problematic for use with SVN?
>>
>> Is there any workaround ... I'm not sure how to "watch out" in this
>> situation?
>
> See above.

Ouch, that's not very nice at all. I guess that is what developers who
used CVS had to do as well (apart from using cvswrappers or similar).

Cheers,
Ashley.

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