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Re: Get exclusive lock

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2008 09:53:39 -0600

Nick.Thompson_at_infineon.com wrote:
>> That makes a whole lot of sense. Perhaps something can be
>> implemented then!
> I don't understand how this helps. If I've just spent all day air
> brushing somebody out of a photo, how will being told by Tortoise, say,
> that I've wasted my time a few seconds or minutes after I save it help
> me?

I don't see how anything can help until you understand that you need to
get your own lock _before_ working on a file where changes won't merge.

> I really need the painting tool to warn me the file is read only/not
> locked by me before I start.

No, you just need to get the lock. Nothing else is going to be able to
guess what you are about to do and advise you how to go about it.

> Or maybe wrap the tools in a checking
> script that warns the user before starting the tool. This way I should
> be reminded to get the lock and not waste my time editing.

Maybe it should pop up some photos of your co-workers to remind you that
other people are involved...

   Les Mikesell
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