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Re: [TSVN] Studies into SVN::UpdateShell

From: SteveKing <stefankueng_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-11-29 14:33:43 CET

On Mon, 29 Nov 2004 13:20:30 +0000, Will Dean <svn@indcomp.co.uk> wrote:

> There *must* be a way to do this 'properly', because the shell itself copes
> fine with a change in single files, doing just the right amount of update.

Well, for the right-pane it will work. But the treeview (left-pane) is
worse than donkey.
You have to understand that it only works correctly if a file/folder
changed _directly_ in the folder you're currently viewing in explorer.
If e.g. a file below that changed, this means that the overlay for the
folder should change, but the explorer discards the refresh of this
because it can't see a change of that folder.
In a newsgroup, an MS dev once told that this had to be done for
performance reasons, because many programs just called the refresh
function even if the explorer didn't actually need a refresh. So since
then, that doesn't work correctly anymore.

Stefan

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