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Re: Stop on copy can't be turned off in TSVN 1.5

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 18:15:48 +0200

J J wrote:
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>> In TortoiseSVN 1.5 on Windows XP SP2 against a 1.5.0 server running on
>>>>>> Solaris, if I right click on a branch and select Show Log, by default
>>>>>> it comes up with "Stop on copy/rename" not selected and shows me all
>>>>>> revisions follow the branches parents as I would expect. If I then
>>>>>> select "Stop on copy/rename" it does the right thing and limits the
>>>>>> revisions to only those on the branch. However when I deselect it
>>>>>> again, it does not show all revisions again. I've tried hitting
>>>>>> Refresh as well, but Stop on copy appears to still be effectively set
>>>>>> even though the dialog shows it deselected.
>>>>>> Is this a new bug? I didn't find anything searching the mailing
>>>>>> lists. The issue tracker isn't responding for me, so I couldn't look
>>>>>> there to see if a bug is already submitted.
>>>>> Refresh in the log dialog only refreshes the messages which are already
>>>>> shown (otherwise it wouldn't be a refresh).
>>>>> To get more log messages beyond the copy point, use the button "next
>>>>> 100".
>>>> This doesn't seem very intuitive. The revisions appeared by default
>>>> and they automatically disappeared when selecting stop on copy. I
>>>> would expect Next 100 to be required to get to the next 100 revisions,
>>>> not the first 100.
>>> And it will fetch the next 100 messages. As you would expect.
>> Okay, I'll just make sure our users understand this. Thank you for your help.
> One more thing... another reason why it is confusing is because when I
> deselect it, all of the panes refresh as if they are incorporating my
> change, but they return with the exact same content. Is there a
> reason they refresh?

Yes, it refreshes so it knows about where to stop. The functionality is
implemented in the svn library, TSVN does not know where to stop (i.e.,
where the copy point is).


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Received on 2008-06-27 18:16:11 CEST

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