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Re: Comparing a file in two branches

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 13:33:51 +0100

2008/6/26 ThePants999 <chris.paterson_at_metaswitch.com>:
> Simon Large-5 wrote:
>> The context menu is already very large, so adding all the extended
>> options as well would make it huge. One day we may redesign the menu
>> system to use sub-menus, but for now you get what you get ;-)
> Sure - I'm happy! :-)
> Simon Large-5 wrote:
>> This is CVS style branching, which makes the sort of history tracing
>> you describe easy, but renames and tree changes are a nightmare.
>> Subversion works quite differently in this respect, but as a side
>> effect you don't have easy access to this info.
> Yes, absolutely - one of the many reasons we're moving to SVN! Guess I
> should have anticipated some side effects, but it's not a killer.
> Simon Large-5 wrote:
>> The log message cache in 1.5 should make revision graphs substantially
>> faster once the messages and revision info have been cached.
> Ah, so it does! I hadn't tried opening another one, thanks! Does this cache
> get incrementally updated as more commits are made? (I.e. - does it always
> show you all revisions, regardless of what your working copy is, and is it
> reasonably quick to pick up new revisions, rather than having to start
> again?)

It fetches log information as required (not on commit, but for show
log, rev graph) and fills in any gaps in its knowledge. So once you
have the cache filled it is essentially only pulling down the new
revisions each time.


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