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RE: Equivalent of a check out by others?

From: Cooke, Mark <mark.cooke_at_siemens.com>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2012 09:29:34 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thorsten Schöning [mailto:tschoening_at_am-soft.de]
> Sent: 18 May 2012 09:15
> To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Cc: Thuan Seah Tan
> Subject: Re: Equivalent of a check out by others?
>
> Guten Tag Thuan Seah Tan,
> am Freitag, 18. Mai 2012 um 06:53 schrieben Sie:
>
> > Correct me if I am wrong,
> > it seems since Subversion does not have the concept of
> checkout for edit,
> > there is no way to retrieve information from the server as
> to who else could
> > be editing the file at a given time?
>
> The equivalent of what you describe as checkout for edit is to aquire
> a lock manually.
>
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.7/svn.advanced.locking.html

BUT note that this is not the way most people use subversion, which supports and encourages the "copy-modify-merge" model, instead of "lock-edit-unlock".

I recommend you read the introduction in the subversion online book to learn more:-

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.7/svn.basic.version-control-basics.html

~ mark c

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>
> Thorsten Schöning
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