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Re: Information about multiple checkouts

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: Information about multiple checkouts
Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 12:30:16 -0400

"Roberts, Iwan(LIT)" wrote:

> IMHO I believe that the main problem with CVS is that assuming we replace
> "checkout" with "cvs edit" in the statement below, user A marks a file for
> edit, user B also marks the file for edit, user A gets a notification that
> user B is about to edit the file, but user B is not informed that user A has
> previously marked the file for edit, therefore one party is informed, but
> not the other.  Is there a way for both parties to be notified ?

Some of the patches Noel mentioned are intended to prevent two non-determined
users from editing the same file at the same time.  The editor information is
also available to anybody using the 'cvs watchers' command.


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