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Re: 0.9.100 How to compare to a tag or branch?

From: Eugene Kuleshov <eu_at_md.pp.ru>
Date: 2005-12-02 18:39:40 CET


  How about add a special property where Subclipse would add target url
when particular resource is copied? Then history view can read this
property and offer a comparison.

  Later the same propery could be supported by other tools.


Mark Phippard wrote:

>Marc Sherman <msherman@projectile.ca> wrote on 12/02/2005 09:10:53 AM:
>>That would let you quickly populate a branch/tag browser with all the
>>tree root paths. It's not optimal, because you'd need to update the
>>property's value whenever you added a new branch/tag structure to your
>>repo, but that happens fairly infrequently, so it's not awful, I don't
>>Actually, this kind of thing could be implemented entirely in the client
>>-- you could implement support for something like this in Subclipse
>>without waiting for the svn command line client, and then add support
>>for whatever tags the svn developers settle on if/when they do.
>We should probably wait until the devs decide on a course of action. If
>they decide not to do anything, then we could invent our own system.
>I think your idea will be a lot harder to implement in a GUI then you
>think. I recall your idea relied on simplifying what a user typed. They
>typed something minimal, and then RegEx or something like that was used to
>transform that into a URL. To provide a GUI, you would need to be able to
>either query the repository using a RegEx, or you would have to recursive
>list of the repository and filter it yourself using an expression. The
>first option does not exist, and the second is going to be glacial in
>Regardless, I hope this is something you are willing to contribute to the
>project as several people would like it.
Received on Sat Dec 3 04:39:40 2005

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