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Re: Feature discussion: "Commit..." context menu entry in Commit dialog

From: Ulrich Eckhardt <eckhardt_at_satorlaser.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 17:32:03 +0200

On Thursday 23 September 2010, Daniel Hahler wrote:
> I suggest a new context menu entry in the file list that is being used in
> the Commit dialog: "Commit..."
>
> This would improve the process of committing only particular files at a
> single time, from the given list of all files being changed. Currently I am
> using "Explore to" and then the "Commit" entry from the file's explorer
> context menu.

Sounds familiar. What I did was configure TSVN to not select any files by
default, then only select those few I want committed.

> Often, I select several project folders and from the Commit dialog (sorted
> by last modification date) pick particular files. Given the time the Commit
> dialog takes to come up with the list of files ready for committing,
> forking off a new Commit dialog makes this more comfortable.

I would actually prefer a different alternative... When a commit fails, the
commit dialog just pops back up again. I'd like the same to happen when there
are still files left uncommitted, i.e. that the commit dialog pops up again
with those files. It wouldn't have to rebuild the list (which is what takes
time) but just use the existing info.

I could even imagine that the dialog stays open even without any files changed
and communicates with the rest of TSVN to get notified of changes in state.
If files change, they are added to the list, where you can select and commit
them then.

In any case, part of this can just as easy be achieved from the "check for
modifications" dialog, so I'm not even sure if I shouldn't just adjust my
expectations instead... ;)

Uli

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