[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Locking working copy

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-01-19 18:02:05 CET

On Jan 19, 2005, at 10:58 AM, Guido Anzuoni wrote:

> Right, but might not be so uncommon having a WC as a personal
> workspace.
> A command like
> svn shared on/off PATH_TO_WC
> could toggle behaviour avoiding unnecessary lock for certain
> (uncommon?) users.
>

WC locks exist for other reasons beyond just 'sharing a wc'. They
exist as a way of inidicating that a wc dir might be inconsistent. The
wc journals everything it does; if you interrupt a wc operation, the
journal may not yet be fully executed, and the lockfile indicates that
work is in progress.

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Wed Jan 19 18:07:37 2005

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.