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Re: Locking support

From: Noel L Yap
Subject: Re: Locking support
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 16:06:30 -0400

>PooPoo.  I've used CVS for years and have avoided that "insecure"
>feeling some of us get from not knowing if we are working on a file
>that someone else is working on.  We've wrapped cvs edit in a perl
>script that determines who else is editing the file and warns (ok
>informs, if that makes you feel better) you who is editing the file.

Why wrap CVS when you can install the patches (available at SourceForge under
project RCVS)?

I suppose if you already have something that works, why bother?  However, keep
in mind that there may be a race condition in your wrapper script.


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