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Re: Commit process

From: McClain Looney <m_at_loonsoft.com>
Date: 2003-11-08 19:36:39 CET

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On Saturday 08 November 2003 02:56 am, Sung Kim wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I think there are couple issues in the commit process:
>
> 1. When we try to commit, it always asks about adding files via
> promptForResourcesToBeAdded. (a bit annoying )
> Also it tries to add all new files.
>

> 2. Even though there are no changes, it pops up commit windows. And it
> actually performs commit. (Waste of network resources)

this should be marked a bug imho.

> 3. It didn't show what I changed and what I added. (I forget what I
> changed when I commit)
>
> Isn't it cool to add status table with the commit dialog such as:
>
> Then we can skip promptForResourcesToBeAdded, since if a user check '?'
> resource, it means add.
>
> Also we are going to check status before commit and no popup if no
> changes.
>
> What do you think?
>

While I agree that the add resources workflow is a bit clunky, and that your
suggestion would smooth it, the current flow mirrors the way the cvs plugin
behaves, which I believe is desirable.

as for the commit with no changes issue, i'd log that as a defect.

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McClain Looney
LoonSoft LLC
m@loonsoft.com

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