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Re: branch merging tactics (lock repository or not?)

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: branch merging tactics (lock repository or not?)
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 17:51:12 -0500
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On Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 02:22:13PM -0800, Paul Sander wrote:
> In other words, others have committed to your target branch before you
> finished resolving conflicts and committed your work, right?
> [...]
> This raises the issue of a race condition that is inherent in the
> concurrent development model, where you may have to ask your colleagues
> to hold their breath long enough for you to catch up and commit your
> work.

Uh huh.  Which is where it'd be nice to be able to lock the
branch in question, rather than the entire repo; to enforce the
holding of breath, but not hold up independent work.

Uh-oh, I can hear the flamethrowers firing up already...


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