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Re: Small problem with issue tracker integration

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 May 2008 13:58:03 +0100

2008/5/1 Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>:
>
> On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 7:18 AM, Akash Chopra <akashchopra13_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Using Windows XP, if I am navigating my working copy, I can right
> > click->TortoiseSVN->Show Log, and the issue number in my commit comments are
> > correctly hyperlinked to our issue tracker. However, if I simply bring up
> > the repo browser from a non-working copy folder, navigate to the relevant
> > svn folder and show the log, the issue numbers are not hyperlinked.
> >
> > It seems like TortoiseSVN is only reading the bugtraq properties from the
> > working copy, not from the repository itself. Is this the intended
> > behaviour, or have I missed something, or is it a bug?
>
> Everything is working as designed.
>
> The hyperlink is an extra feature of TSVN which does not exist in the
> core Subversion. Then TSVN knows that the issue number is connected to
> Bugtraq (because of other properties you've set on the
> file/directory), it makes that hyperlink. Core SVN is not designed to
> do this.

Getting the bugtraq:url, bugtraq:logregex, etc. properties which are
needed to find out where the links are and what they point to,
requires several extra server round trips. It could be done, but it
would slow everything down.

Simon

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