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Re: Export folder dialog

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2011 21:21:47 +0100

On 08.12.2011 15:34, Gerald Britton wrote:

> 1. Allow the user to navigate to the target directory _or_ type it in
> manually

That's already possible in the dialog.

> 2. Create the target directory automatically, if it does not exist.

Not a good idea: what if the user has a typo in the entered path?
Creating that would be wrong. So the target has to exist.

> 3. By default, do not overwrite the contents if the target is not
> empty, but... 4. Have a non-sticky option equivalent to the --force
> cli option to allow the target to be overwritten
>
> Perhaps you can use a dialog that looks a bit like the checkout
> dialog, where you can either type in a target directory or navigate
> to it, with a non-sticky check-box for the --force option.

I don't think that's really necessary. Since now with 1.7, there's only
one single .svn directory. So exporting from a working copy is as easy
as simply copying the working copy, then removing the one and only .svn
folder.

However if you want to export from a repository (using an url), the
export dialog looks the same as the checkout dialog.

Stefan

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