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Delete local TAGS files after Update?

From: Doug Ivison <DougsEmail4Dev_at_aol.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 06:09:07 -0700 (PDT)

Hi, and thanks for all the thought and creativity put into TortoiseSVN.

I'm a new user of both SVN, and TortoiseSVN.

During my first UPDATE after creating tags, TortoiseSVN appears to have downloaded all the files in the entire project, to multiple tags folders.

1) First, my question: can I delete the contents of the *local* tags folder, without affecting the repository?

2) Enhancement suggestion: update prompting.
It would be wonderfully helpful if the UPDATE function had a dialog like the COMMIT function, showing which files were about to be downloaded by update, allowing them to be checked-or-unchecked for updating, and allowing a double-click a filename, like in the "check for modifications" function, to bring up a differences function.
((This would also address the wishes in this message:
http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=4061&dsMessageId=692589&orderBy=createDate&orderType=desc ))

The reason I do not see this as redundant (already done in "check for modifications") is because the check for mods does not list these tags files... check for mods showed less than 10 files, then update downloaded over 7000. I suppose another way to approach (2) would be to enhance check for mods to show all files that would be affected/downloaded by the update command.

3) Lesser/easier enhancement suggestion: information.

((This could also help with the wishes in this msg:
http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=4061&dsMessageId=2670999&orderBy=createDate&orderType=desc ))

It would be great if the update action gave more information, such as which revision the file being updated is from.

Thanks much again,
-- Doug Ivison

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