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Re: Missing “transferred kbytes” in TortoiseSVN update or checkout dialog

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2015 22:11:08 +0200

On 17.06.2015 21:36, Markus Liebelt wrote:
> See my question at Stackoverflow about that topic. There was no interest at all to that question and an answer.
>
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/30845540/missing-transferred-kbytes-in-tortoisesvn-update-or-checkout-dialog
>
> I would like to know the following things:
>
> * What is the reason that this feature was removed?
> * Is there a way to bring it back to the client?

First, this is a user question and belongs to the users list.
Second: if you post a question to stackoverflow and then ask it here
again, at least quote the question here and not just a link.

As for why it was removed: I got tired of explaining why the total
amount of transferred data didn't match with what users expected. And
since it rarely matched the expectations, why even show it?

Reasons for why it doesn't match:
the total bytes transferred include authentication data (can be a *lot*
when authenticating against a domain), the data can be compressed, only
changes are sent/received and not whole files, ...

Stefan

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