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Re: Shelving in TortoiseSVN

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_apache.org>
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2017 15:52:01 +0100

Thomas Singer wrote:
> Just curious: does shelving only works for text files or also for binary
> files?

The current early implementation does not yet work for binary files, but
that is one of the next few features on the roadmap for support.

> BTW: what I really miss in SVN is not shelving, but rather the ability
> to select individually which line/hunk to commit.

Thank you for the feedback! I have no current plans to implement that,
but it is good to know what your favourite missing features are.

- Julian

> On 02.10.2017 15:19, Julian Foad wrote:
>> TortoiseSVN now has 'Shelve' and 'Unshelve' commands implemented, if
>> you build it from source using the 'shelve' branch. It uses the
>> shelving prototype API in Subversion's 'shelve' branch.
>>
>> The purpose at this stage is to get early feedback on the Shelving
>> feature from a wider range of users by presenting the shelving
>> prototype in a GUI.
>>
>> If you can try it, please do, and please reply with any thoughts it
>> brings to mind.
>>
>> The UI is very basic in the initial revision (r27987). 'Shelve' shows
>> a selection list of modified files, like commit and revert do, and
>> asks you to type a name. 'Unshelve' just asks you to type a name.
>> Hopefully we'll get some improvements in, even before we try
>> presenting this prototype to a wider range of users outside the
>> dev-lists. For a start, 'Unshelve' should show a list of previously
>> shelved patches and allow selecting one from the list, with the most
>> recent one chosen by default.
>>
>> - Julian
>>
Received on 2017-10-05 16:52:07 CEST

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