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Re: issues with merge depth

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2011 21:43:43 +0200

On 01.07.2011 14:37, walter klust wrote:
>> On 30.06.2011 17:29, walter klust wrote:
>>> I tested today with 21633:
>>> create branch, add hierarchy to branch, commit, merge back to trunk, commit only top directory and file
>>> I now get the warning that the commit is always recursively which is quite helpful.
>>> But it got me thinking: The intention of the user is to commit only a few files. He now gets a warning but the full commit happened anyway. Wouldnt it be better if the user gets a warning before the commit and then can choose if he wants to commit anyway ?
>>> My suggestion for the workflow:
>>> - user starts commit
>>> - tsvn detects that not all elements of the hierarchy were selected but that a recursive commit would happen because its a copy.
>>> - tsvn then opens a dialogue with the warning and gives the user the choice of either cancelling the commit or doing it anyway.
>>> What do you think?
>> How about: instead of showing the warning as we do now, show it as a
>> message box with buttons to proceed or cancel the ongoing commit?
>> Would be easier to implement, but of course a commit could be
>> interrupted by a dialog - which is a downside...
> This message box would be great.
> If users have a problem with interrupted commits: This could be solved by adding a parameter which turns this message box on or off: Settings->General->Dialogs 2->Commit: Checkbox: "Do not show warning on nonrecursive commit on a copy"

Implemented a message box before the actual commit in r21656.


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