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Re: SVN issue/improvement

From: Sergey Proskurnya <alaley_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-08-03 10:34:15 CEST

Completely agree,


> Hi all.
> This is not a "bug", but it is a small interface issue I have that I
> think could be improved.
> When committing, if no commit message is specified on the command-line,
> svn launches an external editor for me to write my message. That's
> great. The problem is, after closing the editor, it then starts to
> commit and if the repository is at a higher revision than my svn
> checkout directory, then we get the familiar "Transmitting file data
> .... svn: Commit failed (details follow): svn: Out of date: '/trunk' in
> transaction ...." message.
> This is not a problem in itself. I just type "svn up", copy the contents
> of the new svn-commit.tmp file, commit again, paste the commit message
> and delete the tmp file.
> It would be an improvement to the user experience if svn, before
> launching the external editor, checked to see if my local checkout needs
> updating. That way I wouldn't have to worry about
> copying/pasting/deleting temp files etc.
> Kind regards
> David Barri

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