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Re: [Subclipse-users] Suggestion

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2006-03-15 14:50:25 CET

David Corbin <dcorbin@machturtle.com> wrote on 03/15/2006 08:41:31 AM:

> Here is one way you can be WAY better than the CVS plugin.
>
> Everyone on our team (currently using CVS, but considering a change to
SVN)
> would like to be able to EASILY switch between editting the commit
comment
> and comparing the files that are to be comitted.
>
> We are constantly doing a commit, typing a comment. Then going "wasn't
there
> something else", cancelling, opening one or more compare editors, and
then
> doing a commit again.
>
> Previously, I've always thought - does commit need to be a modal
dialog?. Now
> I've got another idea for it. How about a view that I can have open for

> adding commit comments next to my synchronize view, and when I DO the
commit,
> this becomes the starting comment text for the dialog?

This is sort of what the Commit Sets feature in the Synchronize view is
for, although I believe it uses a modal dialog for the comments so you
have some of the same problems. We hope to have some kind of support for
this in the next major release.

Were you aware you can now do compares from the commit dialog? Just
double-click on any of the items in the list.

Mark

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