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Re: Strange "Uncommitted changed externals" hint

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 16:45:53 +0100

Lübbe Onken | RA Consulting wrote:
> Hi Stefan Küng,
>> /me raises hand
>> Best guess: you have an unversioned (but not ignored) item in the
>> externals folder.
> Thanks for the explanation. I can confirm your theory. I have
> unversioned files inside the external folder. If I move them out of
> the folder, the triangle doesn't show up. Move back in, triangle
> appears.
> BUT :) This is IMHO inconsistent behaviour. In the overlay settings
> we have the option "Unversioned files mark parent folder as
> modified". - If I check this option, the "modified " state trickles
> down to the WC root from the extenal folder which contains
> unversioned files. In this case I already have the hint about
> uncommitted changes in the explorer window and it's IMO correct if
> the commit dialog shows the triangle. - If I uncheck this option, I
> don't want to be informed about unversioned items in my WC, no matter
> how deep down they are and if they are externals or not. So I would
> expect the commit dialog *not* to show the yellow triangle.
> Was this a design decision that we made earlier on and what was the
> reason for it, or is it just something that passed unnoticed up to
> now?

Fixed in r12340.


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