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Re: Filtering changes to svn:mergeinfo properties

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 19:13:26 +0200

Dariusz Olszewski wrote:
> Hi,
>
> At my company we use subversion for about 8 month now. Our repository
> grows quite quickly - we have made about 15.000 commits so far. Since
> we share quite a lot of code between our projects, we use merging *A
> LOT*. Currently we are in the situation where merges to/from our
> library of shared code result in changing of around 300 directories
> with explicit merge info.
>
> It is now extremely difficult to see actual code changes among all
> those svn:mergeinfo property changes.
>
> We would like to have an ability to filter these changes in the
> Tortoise SVN UI - the most important part is the panel with modified
> files list in the log window.
>
> I understand that the problem should be probably solved in the
> underlying subversion libraries, but it seems it will not happen soon
> (I have already asked about it on the subversion users mailing list -
> http://subversion.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=1065&dsMessageId=1841801)
>
>
> At this moment this our *top* usability problem with
> subversion/Tortoise.
>
> Do you see any chances to solve it just in the UI layer of Tortoise?
> Maybe a simplfied solution to filter all items where there is only a
> property change?
>

Problem is that TSVN doesn't get the information in the log whether a
path only has property changes or content changes. And to get that
information with other API's would be way too slow.

Stefan

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