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Re: [TSVN] Enhancement request: select files for "Create patch"

From: Jan Normann Nielsen <lists_at_dubbekarl.dk>
Date: 2005-07-26 10:36:59 CEST

Jochem Schulenklopper wrote:

>this is a case that has come up a couple of times at work here. I
>browsed the archives, couldn't find a similar enhancement/change
>request, hence this mail.
>The case: for some fix --changes made in multiple files-- you want to
>create a patch, but it should not contain all the files that are
>locally modified. (There are other files in the directory with local
>changes, but these don't belong to this fix.)
>An easy solution (w.r.t. end-user experience, not necessarily
>development effort :-) for this would be to add a dialog in which the
>user can select the files (s)he wants to be part of the patch. Just
>like with committing or reverting, a list of locally modified files is
>presented with all files selected per default. So, before the actual
>patch is created, the user can deselect files that should not be taken
>in consideration.
>The alternative is current practice where I work: a patch file is
>created, and the files with changes that shouldn't be in the patch are
>removed with a text file editor.
>Is this a feasible enhancement? Or is there a better alternative that
>we are yet unaware of?
I could use this feature too. +1 vote.

Best wishes,

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Received on Tue Jul 26 10:38:42 2005

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