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Re: Revert & Unversioned Files

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 19:11:06 +0200

Robert Dailey wrote:
> Hi,
>
> As you know, there's an option in TortoiseSVN to have unversioned files
> or directories mark parent directories as "modified". However, when
> doing going to "TortoiseSVN >> Revert" at a parent directory,
> unversioned files do not appear. I would like to propose that there be a
> "Show unversioned items" checkbox at the bottom of the revert dialog.
> This way, I can view any unversioned files or directories causing my
> overlays to show up as modified. Checking any unversioned items and
> pressing OK results in them being deleted to the recycle bin.
>
> What do you think about this idea? I think there's an inconsistency
> between "revert" and the option to enable parent directories to be
> marked as modified when they contain unversioned items.

I think this might lead to big confusions. To what state would an
unversioned file get reverted to? User will be *very* surprised if those
files are deleted (and very, very angry if they didn't expect that).

So I think we shouldn't do that - but I'm only one dev here...

Stefan

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Received on 2008-10-20 19:11:32 CEST

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