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Re: Three comments on RecursiveLogRev

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 06 Jun 2009 14:26:41 +0200

Simon Large wrote:
> 2009/6/6 Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>:
>> Mark Irving wrote:
>>> (2) If I set RecursiveLogRev to 2 (because I have a large working
>>> copy), I don't always see any revision highlighted for a folder. It
>>> seems that this happens where the log messages for my working copy do
>>> not include the exact revision to which it was updated: for example,
>>> for a branch after a later commit has been made to the trunk.
>>> Right-click folder, TortoiseSVN > Show Log. I see this at present,
>>> for example, in a working copy of
>>> http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/branches/1.6.x -- and the behaviour
>>> is different for show log of a file.
>> the revision that's marked is taken from the (recursive if set in the
>> registry) folder/file you right-clicked on to show the log. For files,
>> that's the last committed revision.
>>> (3) It might be nice if I could set the RecursiveLogRev behaviour for
>>> each of my working copies. For big projects with thousands of files
>>> and folders, I want RecursiveLogRev=2, but on small projects I would
>>> prefer the default of RecursiveLogRev=1.
>> On trunk, the status check to get the revision is done in a separate
>> thread, so you shouldn't even notice it anymore even with big working
>> copies - the log dialog automatically refreshes after the thread has
>> finished and the revision is known. This means it won't first show the
>> revision in bold until the thread is finished and the revision is known,
>> but after that's done, the revision will change to bold.
> I'm still a bit unclear on this. What happens if the registry key is
> not defined (in 1.6.x and on trunk).

It isn't used anymore in trunk.
In 1.6.x, a value of 2 means the revision is read only for the item the
log is shown for, otherwise the revision is read recursively (the same
as SubWCRev does).


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