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Re: Visual Indication to show if you are working on a branch

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2009 13:17:58 +0100

2009/4/30 Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 05:17,  <webpost_at_tigris.org> wrote:
>> This is a feature request.
>>
>> It would be great to have a visual indication that you are working in a branch i.e. the commit background screen is a different colour to the normal white or something that makes it immediately obvious when you perform any actions.  I know the path tells you this but this is easy to ignore.
>
> But how does TSVN know you're working in a branch WC? There's nothing
> in Subversion  which distinguishes a branch from any other directory -
> it's only a naming convention which is not set in stone. Same with
> tags - I know TSVN does warn when committing to a directory named
> "tags" but that's a little different situation, and how many "special
> cases" should be hardwired into TSVN? (side note: I'm going to have a
> portion of one of my repositories soon that has tag-like directories,
> but they'll be called "releases" instead of "tags", so that won't even
> work for me).

We already have something similar in the revision graph settings,
where you can specify path components which will identify tags and
branches. It would be a good idea to consolidate this with the
existing commit-to-tag detection which (I think) uses a separate
hard-coded path.

Simon

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