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Re: What do you think to add a skip button on the update form?

From: Lorenz <lorenznl_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2017 13:51:42 +0000

Gavin Lambert wrote:

>On 8/08/2017 02:46, Reymond Jean-Milost wrote:
>> Sometimes, while I update a large project, I notice that several heavy
>> files were committed by other members of my team, and are important for
>> the project in its entirely, however these files are not required for my
>> job, and can dramatically slow down my update.
>>
>> Is there a way to ignore them? If not I suggest the adding of a skip
>> button on the update form. I joined a small screenshot showing the idea.
>> Also, a skipped file should be downloaded only if required, or in a
>> background thread (if possible)
>
>It sounds like you're looking for a "sparse checkout", where you only
>checkout some subset of the folders in a project.
>
>(While it's possible to apply this at the file level as well, this
>doesn't help with newly-added files; it's best to structure the project
>such that you can ignore entire folders.)
>
>Have a look at the "Choose Items" button in either the initial checkout
>or when selecting TortoiseSVN -> Update to Revision on an existing
>working copy.

I read the OP intend more as a "sparse update"

Perhaps "check for modifications" + "Check repository" can be used to
achieve what the OP wants

-- 
Lorenz
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