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Re: Speeding up workspace

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 16:07:03 -0600

On Feb 13, 2009, at 2:52 PM, Bob Archer wrote:

>> I think it's really unfortunate that this will not get implemented
>> for
>> 1.6. I kind of understand the developers not wanting to make a big
>> change right before release, or else we'd end up with the types of
>> problems we've had with svn-merge property.
>
> If locking is only needed to support multiple-client use a config
> option
> to turn it off seems to be easy to add and pretty risk free
> workaround.

The current lock files are also used to determine if svn was
interrupted in the middle of some kind of write action. If we try to
create a lock file, and it already exists, we prompt the user to run
'svn cleanup', which (among other things) cleans up the locks and runs
any pending logs.

> I know, wait for 1.7... but I want it all... and I want it NOW!

Patches welcome. :P

-Hyrum

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