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Re: [TSVN] Feature Request

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-07-16 23:32:34 CEST

Jens Hartmann wrote:
> SteveKing schrieb:
>
>> Jens Hartmann wrote:
>>
>>>> Why would you want to delete the working copy after a commit???
>>>> Honestly, I can't even imagine a reason for this!
>>>>
>>>> Since I'm sure that you're the only one 'needing' this, I think it's
>>>> not too much to ask that you simple select the working copy in the
>>>> explorer and delete it manually.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I think i am not the only one, who has the "need" for this feature.
>>> After finishing work on a wc you always have to delete it manually.
>>> Possibly it is only
>>> a "nice to have", but my colleagues ask for it.
>>
>>
>>
>> Why do you have to delete it anyway? Usually, you check out a working
>> copy and then *work* on it. If you're really working on it, then that
>> will take a long time. You don't just make changes, commit and you're
>> done - no project works that way. You will always have to support the
>> project (bugfixes, changes, ...) so you keep your working copy!
>> Only if you abandon a project you delete a working copy. So yes, I
>> really say that you're the only one asking for this.
>>
>> Stefan
>>
> When i say "finished work on wc" i want to say, that the changes or
> development of this part of a project, library or module is definitly
> finished, the next project is a different one and we dont want
> waste disk space!
>
> But if no one wants this feature, we have to live with the manually delete.

Hitting the delete key isn't that hard, surely ;-)

It is not a request I have ever seen before, and if you checked the box
by mistake, it would be a disaster, at least in terms of wasted time and
bandwidth.

BTW, if you want to delete a WC, you should either empty your recycle
bin regularly or shift-delete to avoid the recycle bin. Subversion WCs
contain a lot of small files which can really hurt recycle bin
performance, and that will make *every* delete slow.

Simon

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