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

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-07-26 11:34:04 CEST

developer@bemy.demon.nl wrote:
> Quoting Simon Large <simon@skirridsystems.co.uk>:
>
>> Jochem Schulenklopper wrote:
>>
>>> 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.
>>
>>
>> This sounds like a good idea. I will add it to the issue tracker.
>>
>
> Wouldn't it be better if the fix is at least tagged as such separately
> in the
> repository as well? And doesn't that give you the opportunity to create the
> patch there, with only the relevant changes?

Very often you create a patch because you *don't* have write access to
the repository, and you send a patch for someone else to apply.

Simon

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Received on Tue Jul 26 11:35:52 2005

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