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From Anton Shepelev <>
Subject Re: Implementing the Lock->Edit->Unlock cycle
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:37:39 GMT
Lorenz to Anton Shepelev:

>>We  are migrating to SVN from the dreaded SourceSafe
>>and should like to retain, if only at the start, the
>>exclusive  check-out  process,  with  the  following
>>*atomic* operations which  should  be  performed  as
>>easily as possible:
>>  1.  lock and update,
>>      lest  one  might accidentally start editing an
>>      old version of some file.
>"svn  lock"  will fail if your working copy is not up
>to date.
>So using svn:needs-lock and an editor  that  prevents
>you from modifying read-only files should do the job.


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