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Re: [TSVN] Comment history

From: Martin Eckardt <Martin.Eckardt_at_micronova.de>
Date: 2004-09-09 15:25:58 CEST

Simon Large wrote:

>Now that there is a comment history combo, I think the automatic recycling
>of comments after a failed commit should be dropped. If I want to re-use the
>last comment it is easy enough to pick up manually from the new history
>This avoids the case where a commit fails on one project, I leave it until
>later to sort out and go to work on another project. I then find an
>unrelated comment being automatically recycled into the commit dialog of my
>second project. And it is recycled every time I commit, until the original
>conflict is sorted.
>Personally I find it very easy to forget to enter a log comment and just
>click on OK, so I set a minimum comment length to remind me to do it
>properly. Anything which allows me to press OK without thinking is not a
>good thing IMHO.
>If I click on the history combo and then press escape without selecting an
>old comment, the default entry is copied into the log comment, but none of
>the controls work. I have to go back to the combo and select something
>explicitly to get the controls working again. I think if I press escape in
>the combo, nothing should be pasted.
But then the log message should be also added to the combobox if the
user hits cancel.

I often hit commit to see what's changed, then I write my logmessage and
diff the files. If i have something to be modified I hit cancel and
commit again. It's a very nice feature. :-)


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