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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 27, 2012

[WI 243693] Locks created in RTC plugin for Visual Studio should prevent others from making changes

If you lock a part in Visual Studio with the RTC Plugin, it should lock it, and prevent others from making changes to the part. The current process allows others to continue making changes to the part. It does however prevent them from checking in their changes while the part remains locked. This will inevitably cause a conflict with the change sets, and require conflict resolution. This works if you only have code changes, but if you have changes to forms or controls on those forms, you pretty much have to undo your local changes, and then apply them after you accept the incoming changes.

Use Case:

The coder chooses a part in the solution explorer in Visual Studio, and then selects the lock option. The part is then locked. When another coder decides to make changes to that same part, there should be a message that pops up to tell the second person that someone else has locked that part for editing.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Sep 14, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Programming Languages
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

  • Guest
    Jan 31, 2013

    After further analysis and taking into consideration other work currently in the product backlog we will not be able to deliver a solution in the next 24 months. Therefore we are rejecting this request.

  • Guest
    Jan 23, 2013

    This RFE is consistent with our strategy and product roadmap and IBM is continuing to evaluate.

  • Guest
    Dec 6, 2012

    This RFE's Headline was changed after submission to reflect the headline of an internal request we were already considering, but will now track here.

  • Guest
    Dec 5, 2012

    This RFE is being evaluated by IBM. Enhancement work item 243693 has been created on which is where the enhancement will be technically specified and elaborated upon. Please visit the WI and subscribe to it so that you can communicate directly with the development team, monitor progress, receive updates, and provide input on the proposed solution: