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Re: Excluded directory icons

From: Jerry <junkyuser_at_sarpeidon.net>
Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2009 22:20:17 -0700

>>2009/9/2 Jerry <junkyuser_at_sarpeidon.net>:>
>> Instead of showing a green checkmark on directories that are excluded,
>> how about showing the unknown / ? icon overlay? Maybe a "Show excluded
>> directories as unknown" check box
>>
.> I've been misled a couple of times seeing the green check thinking that
>> everything's checked in, where in reality I just had my >exclude/include
>> path set wrong.
>>

>?!? AFAIK the 'excluded' setting should suppress all overlays on
>folders that match the exclude setting. Are these excluded folders
>part of a working copy that is 'included' at a higher level?

>Which TSVN version are you using?

I'm using 1.6.4, let me set up what I've got.
In Icon overlays:
All drive types are unchecked.
My exclude path was blank
My include path was:
C:\work\*
U:\work\*
Show Excluded folders as normal is on;

I set these up so TortoiseSVN would not waste CPU and memory on
directories that I didn't think were version controlled, but it would
indicate to me what directories were version controlled.

I had forgotten that I needed to add C:\lib\* to my list. However, when
I went into C:\lib\ it showed the green checkmark, indicating it's up to
date. However, because it wasn't in the include list, that's why it was
showing up to date. In actuality, there were modified files. I didn't
see that because it wasn't in the include path. It mislead me to
believe i had finished my commit.

What I think TortoiseSVN should be doing is indicate to me that the
directory is revisioned, but that it doesn't know if it's up to date or
not.

When it's not being monitored, I want to know that the directory is not
being monitored but is revisioned, not hide it by telling me it's up to
date. That's why I think the question mark would be a good solution.

Jerry

PS: I'm sure the way I did this reply will break the threading, sorry
about that.

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