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Re: [Subclipse-users] does subclipse send the wrong update command or is this just how svn works? (own commit overwritten and then i can update it back in)

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2010 09:08:05 -0500

On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 9:02 AM, Andreas Haferburg
<haferbur_at_inf.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> On 12/1/2010 2:48 PM, Mark Phippard wrote:
>>   We have that preference that is now off by default called something
>> like "Show Out of Date Folders".  When this is on, after a commit the
>> Synch view is refreshed automatically.  Most people do not like this
>> feature because it adds a lot of noise to the view.  But it has the
>> benefit of keeping your working copy in synch better.
>
> What I would prefer is a warning when the user clicked on the Update
> action in the Synchronize view with an older revision:
>
> Warning
> You're about to update to revision X, but there is a newer version Y in
> the repository. You might want to synchronize with the repository first
> to use the latest version.
> Buttons: Update anyways, Synchronize, Cancel
>
> I don't like that fact that it simply says "Update" in the context menu,
> but it doesn't tell you the revision, or that it might be something
> different than HEAD. AFAIK you can't change the menu entry dynamically,
> and context menu items don't have tooltips, so I believe a dialog is the
> best option.

If you think you can make it work better you are free to submit a
patch. We will be happy to review it and try to integrate it. I can
say that the checks you propose are going to be fairly expensive in
terms of performance but have at it.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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