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Re: confusion caused by "switch working copy to new branch/tag"

From: Stefan KŁng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2008 10:24:03 +0200

Wim Coenen wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 21:41, Stefan KŁng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Wim Coenen wrote:
>>> The progress dialog does not distinguish very clearly between the
>>> commit progress and the switch progress. My proposal: prefix the
>>> progress messages with "COPY: " and "SWITCH: ".
>
>> The dialog titles already have the command in it.
>> Also, the first line in the progress dialog tells you the exact command.
>
> Yes, it is perfectly clear from the progress dialog that I started a
> copy command. The point I was trying to make is that it is not
> immediately clear where the copy command command ends and where the
> switch command begins. There is no gray text line detailing the exact
> switch command in the output when you enable the "switch to new
> branch/tag" check box.
>
> See the attached screen shot for a minimal example involving just one
> file: It's very easy to glance at the output and conclude that the
> commit failed for some obscure reason, which is not what happened at
> all.

Thanks for clearing this up. I haven't thought of the switch command
right after the branch/tag command.

Added a new line in the progress dialog before the switch starts (the
same as the first line for the branch/tag) in r14262.

Stefan

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