One project here makes heavy use of file externals and locking,

building projects from a pool of binary objects

with this.


The question to solve is: who holds a lock where?


We use Tortoise SVN here, and it’s developer told me, that this is a property of the svn library.


when I select a single file-external file with svn status -u, I see a lock held for this file.

If I use --xml, I see the lock owner.


when I run svn status -u --xml on the directory, there is no locking info shown.

Is this a bug? Can it be fixed easily?

It would help us here tremendously, if we could get a list, which of these (mainly file-external) files are locked (and by whom).



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