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Re: [TSVN] Very annoying dialog box that interrupts my work

From: Jan Normann Nielsen <lists_at_dubbekarl.dk>
Date: 2005-09-12 11:15:05 CEST

Stefan Küng wrote:

> Jan Normann Nielsen wrote:
>
>> In my WC, there are always externals folders with changed files in
>> them, changes I seldom need to commit. Whenever I commit my WC, the
>> commit dialog opens, and I start typing my log message. After a 5-10
>> seconds, the dialog is filled with changed file details and a dialog
>> pop ups with the following message:
>>
>> "There are changes inside one or more directories which yhou have
>> included with svn:externals.
>> Those files are *not* listed for commit. You need to commit those
>> files separately."
>>
>> First of all, I'm interrupted in writing the log message since I have
>> to press the OK button (or the space key which will be typed
>> eventually as I'm typing the log messages -- sometimes my eyes are
>> not on the screen) to get rid of the dialog. This is very annoying,
>> so my suggestion is a way to get rid of this message, or at least the
>> popup dialog. Yes, I'm aware of the fact that I need to commit the
>> files separately, but I don't need to be reminded of it *every* time
>> I commit which is many times each day. So I suggest one or more of
>> the following:
>>
>> 1) Don't use a popup, write it somewhere in the dialog.
>> 2) An option to disable the warning in the settings.
>> 3) "Never show this dialog again" checkbox in the dialog.
>
> I like option 1). So I implemented it in revision 4349.

Excellent, indeed, but have you considered using either a smaller icon
or one with better resolution? The one used now looks hideous in that
blown-up size.

Best wishes,
Jan

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Received on Mon Sep 12 11:15:21 2005

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