On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 01:18, idan bismut <idanbismut_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> tortoisesvn is great tool, and imho, it could be better if it would allow to
> update icon overlay with remote status.
> To clearify my intention, lets assume following scenario:
> 2 Users (different PC) checkouts same project from repo.
> at this point both users show green icons.
> At some point, user A perform some change to one of files & makes commit to
> A common-sense (in team version control) would be that user A now show green
> and user B shows icon red.
> In fact both now show green.
> Now, i understand this is "feature" and not a bug, and that one would
> suggest user will need to update anyway.
> But if would be possible to allow some feature so that when user perform
> "check for modifcation" (or allows some other command for it), it would
> update the modified files overlay icons.
> As this would allow visual indication that can help team A know exatcly what
> team B modified.
The overlays show you the state of the file as compared to the last
update/checkout from the repository; anything else would be invalid 2
seconds after completing the check.
As I write this, it feels too familiar. This exact same request came
up earlier this week and was explained.
What you have here is a communication issue, not a technical one. Your
teams need to talk more.
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Received on 2011-05-08 12:34:49 CEST