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Re: [TSVN] Default Root directory Feature request

From: Ariel Arjona <beerfrick_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-09-03 22:18:17 CEST

On Fri, 03 Sep 2004 18:09:17 +0200, SteveKing <steveking@gmx.ch> wrote:
> >
> >
> > That's why an checkbox would be nice!
> >
>
> A checkbox? Are you really that lazy?
> You can just add the foldername yourself to the checkout path and you're
> done. Instead of leaving the default filled in path you modify it,
> that's a few keystrokes for you. Example:
> you right click on
> c:\folder\workingcopy
> and choose "checkout". The default path in the editbox will be
> c:\folder\workingcopy
> Then you choose the URL from where to check out. The URL is e.g.
> http://svn.collab.net/repos/tortoisesvn/trunk
> Now, you don't want to have the project not checked out to
> c:\folder\workingcopy
> but to
> c:\folder\workingcopy\tortoisesvn
> Wow! Can you see that you can edit the path in that *edit*box? Just
> modify the path to
> c:\folder\workingcopy\tortoisesvn
> and you're done!
> Yes, I admit - a _lot_ of more work than just checking a checkbox...
>
> Stefan

I totally feel for you Stefan. We users should make up our d*mn minds! ;)

However, since using a GUI is all about making things easier, I think
having it as an option would be quite nice. Something like:
[x] Create top folder in WC

Thanks to the repo browser the checkout process can be entirely
mouse-driven. The only thing that prevents it is having to type the
name of the folder in the edit box. I'd find it useful for when I
check out several branches for comparison and code review purposes.

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Received on Sat Sep 11 20:13:13 2004

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