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RE: AW: Re: Export folder dialog

From: Gerald Britton <gerald.britton_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 3 Dec 2011 10:33:02 -0800 (PST)

>
> How do you know this? Unless you have the source code and probably a
> history of what the program has done up to the point you specify the
> path I don't think it's possible to know what R:foo means.

Seriously? You can't mean that I should consult the source to Tortoise SVN before using one of its functions, can you?

>
> Have you tried the operation with an explicit destination?

Yes, I navigated the tree hierarchy in the export window to the destination directory and the export was successful.

For example
> r:\foo. If there is a small number of files exporting to r:foo might
> complete before the dialog box pops up.

there are a number of large files. When the export works, it takes 15-30 seconds. When I just type R:foo into the Folder field, it completes instantly.

>AND since you really have no way
> of knowing what r:foo means at any given point in time

Sure I do! Open a command prompt and type R: and pwd. I can see that it is at the root of the share.

>you would need to
> search the while entire R drive to verify the that export did not
> happen.

I don't think so, no. The exported files would either be in the directory R:\foo, if the cur. directory of R: is root (it is), or in a folder called foo off the current working directory, if not root. There are no other options, I think.

>
> Don't take this wrong. I do not know whether a problem exists or not. I
> am just pointing out that we (members of the mailing list) don't not
> have enough information to really figure what might be going on.

I wonder, has anyone else tried this as I described to see what their results might be?

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