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Re: How do I allow only one person at a time to edit a file?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-12-03 17:01:39 CET

On Dec 3, 2004, at 9:14 AM, Dale Worley wrote:

> This doesn't solve the stated problem, but may solve the larger
> problem:
> 1. Check out the file. 2. Add your proposed unique ID numbers. 3.
> Attempt
> to check in. If the check-in fails, revert the file and go back to 2
> (probably with different ID numbers). If the check-in succeeds, you
> have
> successfully reserved the ID numbers.
> This isn't much different from what your people are doing already,
> since
> with a lock, if a check-out fails, they have to wait a while and try
> again.

Or, wait a month or so for svn 1.2, which is going to feature real

We've already got the repository doing locks, as well as mod_dav_svn
and svnserve. Next week, we're going to start working on client-side

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