Clarifying svn info usage with locking

Ben Collins-Sussman sussman at
Fri Jul 29 06:53:03 CDT 2005

Hi, thanks for the suggestion... but I'm not sure I understand it.   
You're suggesting adding two sentences that repeat the content of the  
paragraph that they precede.  What exactly was confusing?

On Jul 27, 2005, at 10:41 PM, Kalin KOZHUHAROV wrote:

> Hi there, hope I can post this without subscribing.
> I was trying real hard to follow the book while playing with
> locking, but I failed to see that you have to use `svn info URL` to
> get information about the locks. (Yes, it is obvious *IF* you think
> about it).
> So I am attaching a patch for improving the book.
> Signed-off-by: Kalin KOZHUHAROV <kalin at>
> Index: ch07.xml
> ===================================================================
> --- ch07.xml    (revision 1570)
> +++ ch07.xml    (working copy)
> @@ -2047,6 +2047,11 @@
>  Need to make a quick tweak to this image.
>  </screen>
> +      <para>Note that in the example above <command>svn info</ 
> command>
> +        operates on a URL. As the current working copy holds only
> +    information about your own locks, <command>svn info raisin.jpg
> +    </command> will show no locking info in the above example.</para>
> +
>        <para>Just as <command>svn info</command> can be used to  
> examine
>          objects in the working copy, it can also be used to examine
>          objects in the repository.  If the main argument to
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