I added test cases for this on trunk, and they passed; I've just been running them on 1. The checkhed out files get the privileges from the user who executes svn command. The latter should be considered preferable, as it provides various other benefits it's already built, you can reuse credentials, etc. Click on the Read Only button to open the file as read-only. I am new to svn.
I disagree with the behaviour change because it makes 'svn delete' in the presence of svn:needs-lock behave exactly opposite to every other command. I also was thinking we should start a Wiki page on source code control. When he leaves his office he's not finished yet with that file, so he doesn't release that lock. This allows the client to decide whether line-based contextual merging is safe to perform during updates, and can also affect how the file behaves when fetched via a web browser. With this condition type, you can lock single or multiple files glob :! Are you referring to something else? Say I have an Excel file. General Options dialog box will appear as the picture below.
This property is only relevant when it appears on revision 0. By behave opposite you mean that if 'svn delete' changes its behavior in the presence of svn:needs-lock, this would be opposite of other commands that ignore whether it is present? And its name is Read-Only. But we'd have to see some indication that the case you describe is actually moderately common. This property is generally only observed when such an operation is active—or when an svnsync command failed to cleanly disconnect from the repository. How can I accomplish this? I hope to set up such a page next weekend but no promises.
So I suggest you file a bug for that, not for the behaviour change. The Locking Hook Scripts When you create a new repository with Subversion 1. To go a bit deeper into the problem the files within the. If you are working with unmergeable file types and you steal someone else's lock, once you release the lock they are free to check in their changes and overwrite yours. If you Get a Lock on a file, then only you can commit that file. Before editing the file, it should be explicitly locked this fact is reflected in the repository. My suggestion is not to look for the presence of svn:needs-lock, but to honor file permissions when doing 'svn delete', irrespective of whether svn:needs-lock is set.
I had assumed the rm command behaves similarly on many flavors of Unix as well as Linux. Save As dialog box will appear again. Any alternatives I have not considered? When you click on the file for opening, Password dialog box will pop up. However, if you try to perform a write operation e. According to the , svn update and svn switch pretty well much do the same thing under the hood. Subversion with Apache allows you to enable read only access or hide directories.
Open the password protected read-only file Now our file is made read-only using a password. Guess I learned something today. So I have never seen the prompt. We are using Mac and do everything in command line. The only restriction is on properties whose names begin with svn: those are reserved for Subversion's own use.
I will show here two ways to disable the read-only from an Excel file. We won't fix this in 1. Â Further, you want to configure that on a per-directory basis with inheritance, of course , so you can have different areas require different principals, and allow some sections to require authentication even for read access. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. Unfortunately, this same method can't be used to customize the svn delete behavior, because the local file deletion happens exclusively on the client side.
Maybe the no-unlock property in the miscellany section fits your needs keeping you files locked even after commit. I was thinking of it as a constraint, because we had customized our setup to prevent checking in unlocked files in our pre-commit hook script. Here is a good reference on git tagging:. What you can do is, write a pre-commit hook which does an svnlook propget into the potential transaction, and if readonly is defined, disallow the commit. The comment is optional and currently only used with Svnserve based repositories. Having a lock in one working copy also prevents the same user from committing the locked file from another working copy. The needs-lock property serves to communicate the team policy.
When you click on the file to open it, Microsoft Excel dialog box will pop up with a message like the picture below: If you do not want to open the file as read-only, you will select the No button. I want to restrict my users from modifying the file. If you want to keep a lock on a file you've modified, you have to enable the Keep locks checkbox before you commit your changes. I am not sure of the route cause of this. The important thing is I don't want to be able to commit any changes to the file from the new project; I just want to be able to do updates to refresh the file.