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RE: Re: RFC: Repository browsing

From: Gerald Britton <gerald.britton_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2012 07:39:01 -0800 (PST)

> 2012/2/9 Gerald Britton <gerald dot britton at gmail dot com>:
> > I notice that, when I do an SVN checkout or import a project, the Repository Browser that pops up has two options to select a repository:
> >
> > 1. Type in the full URL
> > 2. Choose one from the drop-down list
> >
> > I'm curious to know if there is enough demand to post an RFE to add a third method:
> >
> > 3. Browse the file system for a file-based repository.
> >
> > This came up when I was demoing the features of TSVN to a new hire.  I showed how to create a repository (Create repository here) and then wanted to show how to import a project into the newly created repository.  Since the Repository Browser only gave options 1 and 2, and the new repository was not (yet) in the drop-down list, I had to go with option 1.  Then I had to remember the full path to the newly-created repository.  A few embarrassing moments later, I succeeded and we imported the project.
> >
> > Had there been an option 3 to browse the file system (including network shares, whether mapped to drive letters or not), I could have avoided those few moments of embarrassment.
> >
> > Comments?
> >
> It is already there.

Yes, for checkout, but not for import or other repo-browser ops.

> The following also works:
> 1. Open your repository folder in Windows Explorer
> 2. Do "TortoiseSVN -> Repo-browser" command
> -> Repository browser starts browsing your local repository

But gives no option to browse the file system, which is what I'm asking about.


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