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Re: Documentation about the 'Lock' feature

From: Phil <plabonte_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-07-20 20:42:43 CEST

yes I want to disable all concurrency...

And on that note, how can I disable users from changing file
properties in subversion... I mean if I give a user write access can
they change the files properties?

On 7/20/05, Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> wrote:
>
> On Jul 20, 2005, at 1:29 PM, Phil wrote:
>
> > I did and this is what I am try to issue:
> >
> > svn propset svn:needs-lock * reponame
> >
> > does nto work...?
> >
> > I need specific help... what specifically do I need to issue as a
> > command to set the property to all the subdirectories below my
> > repository that I have called 'reponame'?
> >
> > everything I tried gives me the error:
> > '.' is not a working copy
> >
>
> You can only lock files, not directories. Therefore, it only makes
> sense to set 'svn:lock' property on files.
>
> It sounds, then, like you want to run 'svn propset' on every file in
> your working copy. To do this, use your shell, or write a simple
> script of some sort.
>
> (Are you really certain that you want to completely disable
> concurrency on the whole project? You want to force people to lock
> *every* file before they begin editing?)
>
>

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