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

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-09-27 22:09:35 CEST

Stefan Küng wrote:
> 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.

It's a little different, but it solves exactly the problem the OP is
asking about. The case he mentions is forgetting to dial the ISP, so he
can do that before hitting [OK]. And he said he's not too worried about
Update as it's only a right-click away.


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