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Re: issues with merge depth

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:57:24 +0100

On 30.01.2013 17:11, walter klust wrote:
>> On 01.07.2011 14:37, walter klust wrote:
>>>> On 30.06.2011 17:29, walter klust wrote:
>>>>> I tested today with 21633:
>>>>> create branch, add hierarchy to branch, commit, merge back to trunk, commit only top directory and file
>>>>> I now get the warning that the commit is always recursively which is quite helpful.
>>>>> But it got me thinking: The intention of the user is to commit only a few files. He now gets a warning but the full commit happened anyway. Wouldnt it be better if the user gets a warning before the commit and then can choose if he wants to commit anyway ?
>>>>> My suggestion for the workflow:
>>>>> - user starts commit
>>>>> - tsvn detects that not all elements of the hierarchy were selected but that a recursive commit would happen because its a copy.
>>>>> - tsvn then opens a dialogue with the warning and gives the user the choice of either cancelling the commit or doing it anyway.
>>>>> What do you think?
>>>> How about: instead of showing the warning as we do now, show it as a
>>>> message box with buttons to proceed or cancel the ongoing commit?
>>>> Would be easier to implement, but of course a commit could be
>>>> interrupted by a dialog - which is a downside...
>>> This message box would be great.
>>> If users have a problem with interrupted commits: This could be solved by adding a parameter which turns this message box on or off: Settings->General->Dialogs 2->Commit: Checkbox: "Do not show warning on nonrecursive commit on a copy"
>> Implemented a message box before the actual commit in r21656.
>> Stefan
> The message box seems to be missing with TSVN 1.7.11 r23600
> It was there at least until TSVN 1.7.3

Nope, it wasn't.

> Looks like a regression. Would you please so kind and take a look ?


never got to 1.7.x.


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