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Re: [TSVN] Re: Re: Rename command and the log

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-01-12 18:35:52 CET

Simon Large wrote:

> NoNoNo. I _know_ Get-All != Refresh. That's why I converted the single
> Get-All button into a Refresh button plus a Get-All checkbox.
>
> If the Get-All box is checked, Refresh gets _all_ revisions back to 1
> (same as current behaviour). If the box is not checked, refresh just
> gets the default number. That means I can turn off stop-on-copy and then
> re-fetch the last (default=100) revisions instead of having to get them
> all. As I mentioned, if I want to look at the log of a renamed file in
> the SVN repo I will need several cups of coffee while I wait for Get-All
> to complete when I only wanted the last 100.

That's a good idea, but a little too early. You see, when Subversion 1.2
comes out, it will have a new svn_client_log2() function which takes a
new param 'number of log messages to retreive'. Then we can add a button
like "get 100 messages more".
And that's when the log dialog get's a major rework, but not now - I
would have to change all over again in a few weeks.

> So are you saying that as of 2411 that box is unchecked by default? What
> happens if my WC is just a branch. How does explorer know that the box
> should be checked now to avoid history going back down the trunk? But I
> am happy having unchecked as the default.

Yes, unchecked by default. Only checked by default when you start the
log from the merge dialog (that's where you have to find the branch
start and can make good use of that option).

>>So in revision 2411, I changed:
>>- Make the log dialog non-strict by default.
>>- Document the /strict param in the docs.
>
> You added a "strict" heading in the doc, but you didn't say what it
> means. Also, the line above refers to 2 parameters, and you then list 3
> of them.

Thanks for noticing. Fixed in revision 2415.

Stefan

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