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Betr.: Re: Enhancement Request: Icon overlays for non-updated working copies

From: Jan Keirse <jan.keirse_at_tvh.be>
Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 08:42:38 +0200

Kevin Radke <kmradke_at_gmail.com> schreef op 04/08/2011 04:36:39:

> On 8/3/2011 3:08 PM, Andy Levy wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 15:34, Todd Nelson<toddyboy82577_at_gmail.com>
wrote:
> >> If a user installs TortoiseSVN 1.7, any working copies that have not
> >> been upgraded are difficult to find because there are no icon
overlays
> >> displayed on the working copy. It would be beneficial to the users
to
> >> put an icon overlay letting the user know they have not updated the
> >> working copy. You could reuse the same icon for modified or
> >> conflicted files since the limitation on the number of icon overlays
> >> still exists in Windows 7.
> >
> > This was *just* addressed earlier today.
> > http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?
> dsForumId=4061&dsMessageId=2808881
>
> I don't really buy the potential performance impact argument.
> TortoiseSVN already knows it is an old working copy because it adds an
> "upgrade" entry to the right click menu...

If you right click on a folder it has to check for that 1 folder. If you
want icon overlays it has to check for every single folder visible, that
may be 100 or more. Thats a completely different thing.

Kind Regards,

JAN KEIRSE
ICT-DEPARTMENT
Software quality & Systems: Software Engineer

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