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Re: Feature Request: Colored log

From: Mark Clements <gmane_at_kennel17.co.uk>
Date: 2006-09-21 20:01:02 CEST

"Stefan Küng" <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote in
message news:4512CC99.1050503@gmail.com...
> SebastianUnger@eaton.com wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > we use a background build process that tries to compile every revision
> > commited to the repository and then updates the log message property of
> > the revision to indicate success or failure. It would be nice if
> > tortoise could somehow indicate this result a bit more conspicous.
> >
> > What I had in mind was a revision property, such as tsvn:log-color or
> > similiar, that tortoise uses to color the lines in a log dialog. This
> > way the hook scripts can modify those properties and it is immediately
> > visible in the log, where a background build started failing and where
> > it came right again etc.
> >
> > How hard to you think such a feature would be to implement?
>
> The feature itself would not be so hard to implement. But it would be
> much harder to avoid getting beaten to death by all the users.
>
> To do what you want, we would have to fetch the revision property for
> every single revision shown in the log dialog. If you consider a round
> trip time of only half a second, that would mean 50 seconds for the
> default 100 revisions shown.
>
> And the server administrators would personally hunt me down at home too.
>

You could have a single repository-wide property that contains regex/colour
pairs.

- Mark Clements

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