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Re: TSVN 1.4.2 commits files that are not listed in the commit dialog

From: Sebastian Schuberth <sschuberth_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-01-29 20:45:08 CET

>> That's always been that way.
>> If you change the working copy without refreshing the commit dialog,
>> then the commit won't be what you expect.
>> Reason:
>> If you select everything that's shown in the commit dialog for
>> committing, TortoiseSVN does a recursive commit from the selected
>> folder downwards. It has to do that, because some changes can only be
>> committed with recursive commits (folder changes belong into that
>> category).
> I do not doubt it has always been that way, but it certainly is bad /
> misleading behavior. My favorite solution would have been not to commit
> files that are not listed in the commit dialog (without a refresh), but
> from your explanation I understand that this is not possible. Another
> proposal would be that the commit dialog automatically refreshes itself
> whenever it looses and regains focus, or if any of the folders below the
> folder for which the dialog was called gets modified, whatever is easier
> to implement.

Any opinion to my "auto-refresh on focus re-gain" feature suggestion? Of
course, this should only be implemented if not TortoiseSVN itself caused
the focus loss, e.g. by launching the diff tool.

Sebastian Schuberth
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Received on Mon Jan 29 20:51:56 2007

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