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Re: svn commit: r28908 - trunk/subversion/bindings/javahl/native

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 09:36:08 -0500

Mark Phippard wrote:
> On Jan 15, 2008 9:24 AM, Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
>>>> This fixes the build, but would it be useful to expose this to the
>>>> Java API?
>>> Only if you want to support the creation of sparse directories through
>>> the Java API. (That is to say, "yes pls omg!!")
>> Sounds reasonable. r28910.
>
> Thanks Hyrum.
>
> So how does this new feature manifest itself. If I am providing a UI
> for update, I have a dialog where they can specify the depth of the
> update. Then it sounds like I should provide a check box that says
> you want to set the WC to the specified depth? Except in 1.5 it
> sounds like this will only allow you to extend the depth of the WC
> right?

Correct.

> We are not going to add support for making the WC more shallow.

Not unless it comes super-cheap and in the next few days. I don't know of
anyone targeting this for 1.5.

So, your dialog could be smart enough to check the recorded depth of the
update target and unset-and-grey-out that checkbox whenever the user has
selected an update operational depth > that recorded depth.

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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