[cvsnt] Re: Benefits of CVSNT vs cvs (cyclic) 1.11.x???

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Mon Jun 2 22:40:34 BST 2003

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Alexandre Augusto Drummond Barroso wrote:

> I agree with you about file locking. But I was talking about commit
> operations with tens of files. The problem happens during a long commit
> when one file has already been updated and someone else reads the file
> *before* all files are updated. Then the person who checked out the files
> will have some files updated and some files that has not been updated yet.
> If you are lucky, the project won't compile. If you're not, the project
> will compile and weird things will happen.
That's probably not solvable without ditching the RCS backend completely (a
big job that I probably won't get the time do to).  Luckily it doesn't
happen very often.


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