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Re: TortoiseSVN Suggestion: Add retry button to update/commit dialog

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-27 18:00:43 CEST

Simon Large wrote:
> On Wed Sep 27 15:45 , Stefan_Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> sent:
>> svensoft@gmx.net wrote:
>>> Dear TortoiseSVN team,
>>> I would greatly appreciate if there were a "retry" button in the
>>> update/commit dialog if the operation failed. E.g., you might want to
>>> retry the operation in case you forgot to create a tunnel that's
>>> necessary to access the repository, or if you forgot to dial your
>>> online connection. I've illustrated the idea in the attached png
>>> file.
>>> Alternatively, maybe add a "retry"-option if you right-click the
>>> error message.
>>> Oh, and thanks for creating such a great product :-)
>> If a commit/update failed, then it's because of a reason. You first have
>> to fix the cause of the failure. Simply retrying won't resolve the
>> problem. That's why we won't add a retry button there - that would be
>> like telling a user "if you retry often enough, it might work one day".
> Stefan, you already fixed this in 1.4.0 ;-)
> Settings->Dialogs2->Reopen commit dialog after a commit failed

That's something different: the commit dialog reopens. It doesn't work
for updates, and it's not a 'retry' button because it doesn't retry
immediately - it gives you the chance to fix a problem before you hit
"ok" in the commit dialog again.


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