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Re: Sparse checkout. Confusing default items selection.

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:26:48 +0200

On 21.08.2013 16:04, Ben Fritz wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 6:26 AM, Sergey Azarkevich <azarkevich_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Default items selection for sparse checkout looks confusing for me.
>>
>> Default checkout depth is 'Fully recursive', but when I click 'Choose items'
>> I see selection as for 'Only this item'
>>
>> Then. Perform fully recursive checkout. Open 'Update to revision...' dialog.
>> Click 'Choose items' and ... now all items selected.
>>
>> Propose next behavior:
>>
>> 'Choose items' dialog should reflect 'Update depth' combobox selection:
>>
>> 'Fully Recursive' -> all items selected
>> 'Immediate children ...', 'Only file children', 'Only this item' -> selected
>> only necessary items.
>> 'Custom depth' -> use last selection
>> 'Working Copy' -> reflect working copy depth
>> 'Exclude' -> ? currently it is impossible deselect root item. Is it bug of
>> feature ?
>>
>>
>> Well, if such behavior hard to implement, then may be it is possible return
>> default selection as in 1.7 - fully recursive?
>>
>> Thanks in advance.
>
> I REALLY like this idea; especially, I like the idea of "working copy"
> being reflected in the sparse checkout dialog. Right now, when I want
> to pull in a folder not already in my sparse checkout, I need to
> recreate the entire checkout again. It would be wonderful, if the
> dialog were already populated with my current sparse checkout
> selections, so that I could just tweak it rather than recreate it from
> scratch.

In 1.8, TSVN already checks all items you already have in your working
copy. You only have to uncheck what you no longer want or check what you
want to fetch.

Stefan

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