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Re: Icon overlays description in manual

From: Jean-Marc van Leerdam <j.m.van.leerdam_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-07-24 07:13:31 CEST


On 23/07/07, Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn@googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 23/07/07, Olivier Lefevre <lefevrol@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Unless I missed it or I misunderstood SVN status definitions, it seems
> > to me that there is a gap there: by construction you can have only one
> > overlay per icon and Tortoise imposes a 1-to-1 mapping of overlay to
> > status (i.e., no "composite" overlays) but sometimes more than one
> > status applies, e.g., a directory could qualify for both the modified
> > and deleted overlays. Thus there must exist a priority order among
> > overlays inside Tortoise but the manual does not spell out what it is.
> Yes, you are correct that only one overlay can be used, but I don't
> think there are many composites. Deleted takes precedence over
> everything, I think. If you have marked a file for deletion,
> presumably you no longer care about it.

Just to add to Simons explanation: Higher up the directory tree the status
is 'aggregated' into 'modified': a delete, add or modification lower down
the tree is shown as 'modified' on higher levels.

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