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Re: Changelists don't work with directories

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 09:48:28 -0600

We should file a 1.6 enhancement request, don't you think?

On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 8:39 AM, Marc Strapetz <marc.strapetz_at_syntevo.com> wrote:
> > It looks like the notes file for changelists does not mention the
> > reason, it probably should. I went back to the mailing list archives,
> > and I believe it was this thread that led to the removal of
> > directories.
>
> Thanks for clarifying this. So +1 from me for supporting directories
> here -- in whatever version.
>
> Just for your information, we had introduced "Change Sets" in SmartSVN a
> while ago with support for directories (only --depth=empty). I can't
> estimate how many people are using this feature but we didn't get any
> bad feedback here. So my personal conclusion is that at least
> --depth=empty directories in changelists seem to be a quite "natural"
> concept resp. easy to understand for the user.
>
>
> --
> Best regards,
> Marc Strapetz
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>
>
> Mark Phippard wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 8:16 AM, Marc Strapetz <marc.strapetz_at_syntevo.com> wrote:
> >> > Changelists do not support directories.
> >>
> >> Are there specific reasons for not supporting directories? A use case
> >> I'm encountering frequently is updating some externals and fixing some
> >> project files for the new externals version.
> >
> > It looks like the notes file for changelists does not mention the
> > reason, it probably should. I went back to the mailing list archives,
> > and I believe it was this thread that led to the removal of
> > directories.
> >
> > http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2007-10/0297.shtml
> >
>
>
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