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Re: Providing accurate progress information during operations

From: steveking <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-07-15 08:41:21 CEST

Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-07-14 at 16:34 -0400, Mark Phippard wrote:
>>What we would probably need is some kind of notifcation up
>>front that tells us we are going to receive 57 files or 568 kB, or
>>something like that.
> In order to compute this number, we'd have to do a significant amount of
> work up front which we currently defer.
> That is, we'd get more precise progress notifications, but only at the
> expense of spending a longer time up front with no progress
> notifications.

Are you sure about this? I mean Subversion already knows (at least when
*sending* changes to the repository) what the changes are before sending
And it might help a lot if just the number of bytes already transferred
could be shown (so the user know that *something* is going on), even if
the total amount isn't known. Kind of like browsers do when downloading
files without knowing how big the file really is:

file: test.bin
3.4 kBytes transferred at 0.3 kBytes/s

with the progressbar 'floating', i.e. a bar moving from left to right
and back again without showing the real progress.


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