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Re: Check Repository "taint"

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 17:42:14 +0100

Thomas G. Mayfield wrote:
> I generally keep a Check for Modifications dialog open, so I can easily
> see what I have different in my working copy, and review changes before
> committing. And when other developers are active, that Check Repository
> button is wonderful, especially with it using the built-in diff viewer.
>
> The problem is that refreshing a Check for Modifications dialog after
> Check Repository has been hit once always checks the repository
> thereafter--which is indeed useful behavior. What I would like to see
> is some indication that repository checking is enabled. Maybe include
> "Connected" in the title bar, or disable the Check Repository button
> (after the check is complete) and set its caption to "Repository will be
> checked", or add a label to the left of it. Basically, some way of
> indicating that future refreshes will include a request to the repository.
>
> I'll be the first to admit it's a bit of a frivolous feature, but it's
> one of those 10-second waits that adds up (when dealing with
> repositories with slower upstream connections).

As of r12327, refreshing does not contact the repository anymore.

Stefan

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