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Re: Misleading Default Text in Commit (Enter Log Message) window

From: Steve Carter <public_at_sweavo.34sp.com>
Date: 2006-05-25 14:42:22 CEST

Andy Levy wrote:
> On 5/25/06, Steve Carter <public@sweavo.34sp.com> wrote:
>> When I right-click a folder and commit, the Enter Log Message window
>> appears and the file list box says "There have been no changes since the
>> last commit"... THEN it goes to look whether any changes have been made.
>> This message is not true (I DO have changes to commit), but the only way
>> I can tell it hasn't finished checking is to mouse over the list box and
>> see a "busy" mousepointer. If I just go ahead and click OK I do not see
>> the "busy" indication.
>> Suggested fix:
>> 1) The text should read "Checking for changes..." until the check is
>> complete, only THEN may it say "There are no changes"
>> 2) The OK button should be disabled until the check is complete, so that
>> I see that I can only cancel at that point.
> Very odd. I'm running the same build, but I get "Please wait..." -
> *most of the time*. However, if I go high enough in the WC's
> directory tree (I normally do not commit from the top level of my WC),
> I do see what you're seeing - sometimes. Try it 4 or 5 times, you'll
> probably find the same.
> It's definitely flaky, I'll agree with you there. But not 100% broken.

How interesting! Presumably you mean not 100% *reproducibly* broken!
If it's unreliable, it's broken!

I'll keep an eye out for this and mail any other findings to this
thread. (I usually commit from top level on hitting a milestone)

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