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Re: changelists

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-03 19:43:23 CET

Mark Phippard wrote:
> On 11/3/07, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>>> On 11/3/07, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> According to the API docs for svn_client_add_to_changelist, any path can
>>>> be added to a changelist. But it only works for files. Folders are not
>>>> added to the changelist, and files inside added folders aren't either.
>>>> In both cases, the function svn_client_add_to_changelist doesn't return
>>>> an error.
>>>>
>>>> I think the function should either return an error (e.g., 'not
>>>> supported') or allow folders to be added to a changelist too (which I
>>>> would prefer).
>>> You're right, the svn_client_* routine should error on non-files for svn 1.5.
>> Does that mean folders can't be part of a changelist? In that case, I
>> have to make a few adjustments in TSVN.
>
> Yes, this came up just before SubConf, there was a thread about it.
> Folders currently introduce some edge cases that the code does not
> handle well. So it was decided to just not allow them until someone
> wants to tackle the issues or perhaps until we have a new centralized
> WC.

Ok, no problem. I just deactivate the menu entry in TSVN for folders then.

Stefan

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