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Re: Suggestion: default checkout directory path

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-22 20:31:35 CEST

Udo Eberhardt wrote:
> In repo browser when I choose the Checkout (or Export) command on a
> folder then in the pop-up dialog the Checkout directory is set to empty.
> It would be nice if TSVN would be able to deduce a default checkout
> path. This path could be computed as follows:
> DefaultLocalPath + RepoSubpath.
> DefaultLocalPath is a TSVN setting available in the Settings dialog.
> RepoSubpath is the path in the repo relative to DefaultRepoUrl which is
> another TSVN setting (see also my previous posting).
> Maybe an example makes this more clear:
> Settings dialog:
> DefaultRepoUrl = svn://myhost/repo1
> DefaultLocalPath = c:\prj
> When launched on svn://myhost/repo1/foo/trunk/src the repo browser
> Checkout dialog suggests by default:
> Checkout directory = c:\prj\foo\trunk\src
> If one prefers to have the same directory hierarchy on the local disk as
> in the repository then this feature is great because the checkout paths
> suggested by TSVN can always be accepted. No path needs to be typed
> which saves time and avoids mistakes.

I don't like that kind of feature. It sets too much (IMHO) on a global
level. If you can find others who also want this feature, we can file an
issue for this. But if there are not enough people who would like this
feature too, I think we just should leave it.


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Received on Fri Sep 22 20:31:44 2006

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