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Re: "Check for Modification" dialog - possible enhancement?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-16 21:15:21 CEST

Jeff Godfrey wrote:
> Stefan,
>
> Thanks for the quick answer. I'll try to explain my reasoning, though
> as a fairly SVN / TSVN User, I could be just plain wrong. If that's the
> case, please accept my apologies. Here's how I typically use the "Check
> for modifications" dialog...
>
> - I have a checked-out folder containing hundreds of source files, of
> which I may have modified say, 4.
> - I right-click on the *folder* itself, and select "Check for modification"
> - Again, by default, I have the modifications dialog setup so that
> *none* of the options are checked at the bottom.
>
> This gives me a good overview of the (versioned) files in the folder
> that I've modified (4 files in the above example).
>
> Now, the reason for the request...
>
> I'm looking at a dialog that contains the 4 modified files. The actual
> revisions of those 4 visible files range from "11-13", but at the bottom
> of the dialog I see the ranges listed as "2-13". At first, I was
> confused by the "2-13" report, then I realized that it was actually
> reporting on all the version controlled files in the selected directory
> (at least that's what I decided) - even though I wasn't currently
> *looking* at all of those files.
>
> It just made sense to me that it should only report on the *filtered*
> list I was currently looking at. So, as I change the filters at the
> bottom, the reported revisions might change based on the currently
> visible files.
>
> Either way, it's not overly important to me, though I think my
> suggestion seems more "correct". Again, I could be totally wrong. If
> that's the case, feel free to let me know.

Filed as issue #316:
http://issues.tortoisesvn.net/?do=details&id=316

Stefan

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