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Re: svn:externals editing size and EOL style

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 20:47:07 +0200

On 13.04.2011 10:57, Roman Kellner wrote:
> Hi
> I just ran into the same issue that the property editing dialog is limited to 30'000 characters.
> I have a similar need to have up to approx. 500 external files in a folder, which is/would be, as you already stated, a very very clear sign, that SVN should be reorganized.
> But the tool we are using puts all it resources underneath the same folder. And I do not have control over the tool or its resource organisation.
> On the other hand I feel, since the command line svn propedit, which just opens the default editor, has no such limitation, the client should not be the limiting instance.
> You statement about updating would take ages and putting stress on the server I can not confirm from the tests I did with the command line svn propedit and TortoiseSVN update.
> I suggest to make it a Tortoise configuration parameter propValueEditLength or so in the "Settings" with a default to 30'000. So everyone is free to make her/his choice.
> What choices do I/we have otherwise:
> - use the command line client instead for this and Tortoise for the rest.
> - find another GUI client not limiting prop value size
> - download TortoiseSVN sources, find the limiting setting and try to compile myself making it a 'parallel' Project for such a minor feature?

According to this:
you should be able to just copy/paste your externals into the control -
you won't be able to add lines but the text you paste should still go
into the control properly.


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