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Re: doubts in Sub Version

From: Dan Armbrust <daniel.armbrust.list_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-09 21:08:34 CET

> Hi
> we are using Subversion as the central repository for our project and eclipse3.1 has been used as the interface.
> We would like to know whether following things are possible in Subversion:
> 1)Eclipse allows us to update a file even before lock on that file is acquired. When lock is acquired over the file, it does not ask for replacing the file.
> 2)how does force lock option work? How will automatic updation of files that were locked happens?
> 3)whether more than one user can acquire lock to a particular file at the same time.
> Anyone with experience in using Eclipse as an interface for subversion kindly get back to us ASAP.
> regards,
> guna
Eclipse does not provide support for Subversion (yet)

There are two plugins (that I am aware of) for eclipse that do -
subclipse and subversive

Most of your questions should probably be asked on the appropriate
client mailing list.

I'll answer 3, however. No, this shouldn't happen. But, people can
"steal" locks from each other. But the person who's lock was stolen
would no longer have a valid lock after it was taken, and shouldn't be
able to check their changes back in (at least not without forcing an


Daniel Armbrust
Biomedical Informatics
Mayo Clinic Rochester
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