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Re: read-only checkouts

From: Scott Palmer <scott.palmer_at_2connected.org>
Date: 2005-04-02 23:59:21 CEST

On Apr 2, 2005, at 12:54 PM, Josh Pieper wrote:

> I think one of the advantages of this declared edit feature is that it
> allows status/diff gathering to be blazingly fast. 'svn status' can
> take absurdly long periods of time on large working copies. If there
> were an option to have read-only checkouts and have a 'svn edit'
> command make them read+write, Subversion could keep track of which
> files had been edited and significantly speed up status, diff, commit,
> etc. It would make svn usable on projects where working on only
> portions of a large tree is not practical.

Replace "svn edit" with "svn lock" and don't you have the same basic
feature (minus the potential speedup for the status command) ???


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