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Re: Suggestion: progress indicators on pop-ups

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2010 22:30:05 +0000

On 3 December 2010 18:00, Arthur Schwarz <aschwarz1309_at_att.net> wrote:
> As a suggestion, all pop-ups indicating status of a long-lived operation
> should have progress/I Am Alive indications. As an example, I am currently
> trying to TSVN->CleanUp a 8GB working directory. My 'Cleaning up' pop-up has
> been active for over 10 minutes. My question is, is the software in a loop
> or it stopped for some reason. A progress indication or an I Am Alive
> indication would be helpful in saying (to myself) that the software is
> operational, doing its job, but that the things to do take a long time.
>
> Just a suggestion for your next iteration. It'd be nice. It's not required.

The cleanup operation takes place within the subversion library, so
unless they provide a callback to indicate progress theres nothing we
can do except wait for the call to complete.

Simon

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