On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 4:16 PM, Andrew Cook <apcook816_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I've searched and haven't seen quite the same question asked.
> Is it possible to automatically check the repository for modified files
> compared to the local copy, and have that need reflected in, say, an icon
> change for the out-of-date file?
> I've played around with scripting a scheduled svn routine to just do the
> update in the background so it doesn't matter, but there's the problem of
> potentially updating a file that the user is currently working on. Also,
> simply doing an svn status does not effect a change in the icon.
> Basically I'm looking for a way to alert the user that a file has been
> changed in the repository prior to their making changes to their local copy
> without them having to manually go through the Check for Modifications
> dialog or manually do an update.
Keep the Check for Modifications window open in the background and refresh
There are 2 main problems with such a feature:
1) It would be very easy to overload a server by refreshing too frequently
2) Immediately after polling the server, your information may be out of
date, so you'd have to re-check the server when you needed to perform an
Users should be in the habit of performing SVN Update on anything they're
working on prior to starting their work. I don't understand the aversion to
using the software in the manner it's meant to be used.
There is CommitMonitor (http://tools.tortoisesvn.net/CommitMonitor.html)
which can pop up alerts when commits are made to watched repository URLs.
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Received on 2012-12-17 22:32:11 CET