[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Pure luxury - create externals with drag&drop

From: Jean-Marc van Leerdam <j.m.van.leerdam_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 22:43:00 +0100

Hi Stefan,

2010/1/26 Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>:
> On 26.01.2010 10:11, Lübbe Onken wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>>
>> it just came to my mind that people who have to create externals might
>> not always familiar with the syntax. It's not an everyday use case, but
>> what do you think of the idea to create externals with the right-drag
>> function?
>>
>> Currently we have all the "SVN move/copy/export" options there. I
>> suggest to add an "SVN create external reference" to this menu which
>> opens a small dialog. In this dialog you can select the target folder
>> name and the revision to which the external should be tagged. See
>> attached mock-up.
>>
>> I assume that this would cover 90% of the externals that are defined
>> around the world :)
>
> I would guess only 5% - most externals are from different repositories.
> Just look at the ext folder in TSVN. With your suggestion, the user
> would have to first check out those projects, then drag them to the ext
> folder and then the next update would fetch those projects again.
>

Or the drag could start in the repo-browser... which does not need an
initial checkout.

-- 
Regards,
Jean-Marc
--
.       ___
.  @@  // \\      "De Chelonian Mobile"
. (_,\/ \_/ \     TortoiseSVN
.   \ \_/_\_/>    The coolest Interface to (Sub)Version Control
.   /_/   \_\     http://tortoisesvn.net
------------------------------------------------------
http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=757&dsMessageId=2442273
To unsubscribe from this discussion, e-mail: [dev-unsubscribe_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org].
Received on 2010-01-26 22:44:04 CET

This is an archived mail posted to the TortoiseSVN Dev mailing list.