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Re: [Subclipse-dev] open resource from change path list

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-06-20 18:53:59 CEST

Eugene Kuleshov <eu@javatx.com> wrote on 06/20/2005 12:13:51 PM:

> Mark, for CVS integration this functionality is actually provided by
> special "date tags" and Synchronize view. You can create date tag in CVS

> repository view and then compare it with another date tag. Comparison
> results are shown in synchronize view. There is an overlap in
> functionality that is already provided by svn history view and what cvs
> sync view provide in "Commit Sets" mode.
>
> To maintain user experience it make sense to do it the same way for
> svn. That, however, will require to support "commit sets" feature for
> SVN syncronize view.

I don't agree. I think it makes sense to do it the way that is supported
by Subversion, and that is to provide dates as inputs to the revision
parms on the svn log command. The existing client adapter API should
already support this. This is something we could implement in our
existing view and would be the expected Subversion behavior.

> >>>Perhaps more compare options or other features such as initiating a
> > reverse
> >>>merge to back out a revision.
> >>
> > I was mainly thinking about:
> >
> > a) make compare enabled in more circumnstances. Currently, you can
only
> > do compare if you are showing the revisions for a specific file.
>
> So, if history view shows folder it should bring up folder comparison

> then?

I was more thinking just that the compare options should be enabled.
Ideally you could select a file from the affected paths list and compare
it with the working copy.

> > b) perhaps provide a few compare options. Such as showing the
specific
> > change for that revision (probably in diff format). Comparing against
the
> > local pristine copy vs. the local edited copy. Perhaps options to
show
> > unified diff of the entire revision? Like a patch option?
>
> I presume that I can look at quick diff implementation to see what
> API to use for diff with pristine copy?

I am not really sure. Presumable the Compare with -> Base revision does
this too?

> >> By the way, current repository properies dialod doesn't allow to
see
> >>URL if label had been changes. I add some static non editable label
that
> >>will show this URL to this dialog. What do you think?
> > I think that is a good idea. Please send a patch.
>
> Will do this tonight.

Thanks

Mark

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