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Re: [Subclipse-users] Re: Annoying dialog when doing 'update'

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 07:26:48 -0400

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 6:20 AM, Hendrik Maryns
<qwizv9b02_at_sneakemail.com> wrote:
> Eugene Kuleshov schreef:
>>
>> Mark Phippard wrote:
>>>
>>> I do not think we can or should disable it. We could potentially have
>>> 2 update options like TortoiseSVN has. I just thought that would be
>>> worse. I have personally not been bothered by it. I like that I can
>>> update to a specific revision,
>>
>> There is already option to switch to specific revision, why not just use
>> it? I always update from synchronize view, but this new dialog look way too
>> overloaded for an update action.
>>
>> Similarly, revision comparison action from History view show a dialog
>> that allow to chose between visual comparison and generating a diff. Those
>> really need to be 2 separate actions and visual comparison should just open
>> comparison editor right away. Even for a diff, you don't really need to ask
>> user to select revisions again, because they already have been selected.
>>>
>>> and I like that it gives me an opportunity to Cancel, as sometimes I just
>>> hit the wrong menu option.
>>
>> Wouldn't confirmation dialog make more sense for this? then you could
>> have usual "don't show it again" checkbox.
>
> Just wanted to add that I am annoyed by this also, and Eugene's suggestions
> seem good.

Eugene's only suggestion was to not use the dialog which is not good
enough for me. There are only two options here. We implemented the
one we think is best. The other option is to do what TortoiseSVN does
and have two update options. The current update would go back to its
old behavior and a new Update to revision ... option would be added,
although that might not be the text.

Being able to specify the revision or cancel the updates are nice side
effects of having a dialog but the reason we have to have a dialog is
to expose the new --depth option of Subversion 1.5.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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