Daniel Berlin [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-11-10 at 13:06 -0500, Mark Phippard wrote:
> > Daniel Berlin <email@example.com> wrote on 11/10/2005 01:00:06 PM:
> > > On Thu, 2005-11-10 at 16:34 +0100, Leon Zandman wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > On the TortoiseSVN mailing list I asked for a feature that would
> > > > explicitly show svn:externals directories when browsing through
> > > > repository, i.e. by displaying those folders in a different
> > > > Currently TSVN's Repo(sitory) Browser doesn't show externals.
> > when
> > > > you look at the properties of the directory you can find out if
> > > > contains externals.
> > > >
> > > > Stefan, TSVN's primary coder, responded that he'd like such a
> > > > too. But he said it could only be implemented if TSVN looked at
> > > > properties of each directory in the repository, which would
> > slow
> > > > down the browsing process.
> > > >
> > > > So I think from a TSVN perspective there's no easy way to solve
> > > > But maybe something can be added to Subversion itself? Would it
> > > > possible for Subversion to indicate to a client that a folder
> > > > externals, without requiring the extra round-trip to fetch the
> > > > properties?
> > >
> > > The wc-propcaching branch is adding code to do just this.
> > >
> > > In fact, i posted a patch this morning that caches whether this
> > > exists or not so that it's not expensive to try to get it on every
> > > directory.
> > This is an svn ls against the repository scenario. Doesn't your
> > only speed up the WC?
> Yes, but the way he described it, it sounded like it combined a
> of those directories from the wc, plus the ones that had
> and made those with svn:externals have a different color.
> If it's really trying to gang-lookup all the svn:external properties
> a repository directory (IE a url), this won't help at all.
Yes, the repository lookup (URL) was the original request.
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Received on Fri Nov 11 01:40:21 2005