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Re: FRQ: SVN Blame with a history-slider

From: Tobias Schäfer <tobiasschaefer_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2007-04-03 17:47:45 CEST

On Monday 02 April 2007 15:33, Hans-Emil Skogh wrote:
> >> SVN Blame is a great tool to find out who changed which line;
> >> however, it's not easy to see what happened before the latest change
> >> (revision) that changed the suspected line.
> >
> > In TortoiseSVN 1.5.0 there will be some additional menu items in
> > the context menu of TortoiseBlame: "Blame previous revision", "Show
> > differences" and "Show log"
> Lovely! It will improve TortoiseBlame greatly!
> However, it's till pretty cumbersome to try to find the root of a
> specific change by blaming back multiple revisions, one at the time.
> This is especially true if it takes some time to get the blame
> information. You spend much time waiting for communication with the
> server.

Yes, it should be possible to prevent the round trip to the server. Stefan
recently had an idea how this could be possible. I'm looking into it.

> I would like to concur with Michiels request to add a slider that would
> make it possible to "scroll" back in time, using only local data
> gathered when the blame command was executed.

An additional slider might be useful in some cases, but this should not
replace the context menu item "Blame previous revision".


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