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Re: checkboxes in 'Select revision range' dialog are confusing (plus an enhacement request)

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 19:09:15 +0200

On 22.08.2010 23:07, Helder Magalhães wrote:
>> which "select revision range" dialog? Where/How do you get to that
>> dialog?
> As already (partially) stated by spongman [1], the dialog in question
> can be obtained by: 1. Right clicking a working copy and selecting
> "TortoiseSVN" -> "Merge..."; 2. Choose "Merge a range of
> revisions"; 3. Select a branch and press the upper "Show log"
> button.
> FWIW, I've also recently bumped at this behavior: while selecting a
> bunch of revisions to merge (about two or three dozens), by clicking
> in the wrong place the whole items previously selected vanished.
> That's a bit frustrating while selecting each commit carefully. I've
> now learned to be very careful when selecting each revision.

See here:

> Somehow related, I'd also take the opportunity to make a tightly
> related feature request: after selecting a few revisions and pressing
> OK, the revisions range is displayed in the "Revisions range to
> merge" text box. But by copy+pasting a similarly formatted revision
> list into a fresh dialog and pressing the "Show log" button, the
> respective commits aren't pre-selected. That would allow a few
> potentially interesting use-cases: 1. backup a list of commits and
> restore it afterward in another working copy; 2. pass it on to a
> co-worker for review and/or as a temporary way to work while
> something can't be committed; 3. allow specifying this list in the
> commit message and allow reproducing it's effects. I'm guessing that
> it would involve creating a parser for interpreting the list
> (currently probably only a serializer exists) and visually selecting
> the respective revision items. How do people feel about this?

I'll have a look...


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