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Re: "Update to revision" recursively checks out unwanted items with "choose items" in Repository Browser

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2015 09:20:57 +0200

On 15.08.2015 19:19, Dag Schmidt wrote:
> The Checkbox selection in the Repository Browser works by default as a recursive check on all subdirectories.
>
> - Is there a simple way to keep my sticky selection and add only e.g. single files from other directories?
>
>
> I'm using a sparse tree of the repository as working copy.
> The working copy was generated by a a selection of partial subdirectories and single files. The "make depth sticky" option was used to store the current structure.
>
> If I like to add other single directories or files my recent stored selection is updated recuresively with all existing subdirectories and files I unchecked before.
> It seems due to the collapsed tree the root checkbox is working as a recursive checkout by default.
>
> I would expect my sticky selection would not have been modified by just opening the collapsed Repository Browser view with the "choose items" button.
>
> Opening the tree-view down to the final subdirectories shows my previous selection. With this view I can add single files as expected.
> May be the completely unfolded tree for my previous selections could be shown with "choose items".
>
> I found similar entries but no workaround or solution yet.
> Looking forward for any comments.

The problem is known, but there's no good solution.
If we would make the behavior as you expect, then we'd have to fetch all
data in the repo browser recursively when you click the "Choose
items..." button. But doing that could take several minutes for bigger
and remote repositories. So that's not an option.

Stefan

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