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Re: commiting a large number of files

From: Ricardo Birmann <ricardobirmann_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-02-17 20:02:56 CET

Kevin,

thanks for taking the time... and sorry for posting here, I'll subscribe to
the TSVN list promptly

best regards,

Ricardo Birmann
Objective Solutions

On 2/17/06, Kevin Greiner <greinerk@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On 2/16/06, Ricardo Birmann <ricardobirmann@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Ok, lets say I have edited a few files (ten files or so) spread all
> > around my many directories, so when I open the windows explorer on the first
> > level under my project root most of the folders are marked with the red
> > flag.
> >
> > I select all of them, right lick and choose "commit". I have to wait at
> > least 8 minutes before the changed files list (where you are prompted for
> > the commit comment) is fully displayed.
> >
> > Is that right?? I am guessing that subversion (or maybe tortoisesvn) is
> > checking all files for modifications, although they had already been flagged
> > "green" or "red" as in "up-to-date" and "modified"
>
>
> The TSVN lead developer just answered a very similar question on the TSVN
> list within the past 24 hours. His advice is to select the single directory
> *above* the modified folders & files. In your case, this appears to be the
> root of your working copy. This allows TSVN to commt using a single path. If
> you select individual folders or files, each must be passed to the SVN
> library as a separate path, causing unnecessary delays.
>
> Also, your guess that TSVN doesn't need to re-check the status is wrong.
> The icons are set by a different "helper" program called TSVNCache and are
> for a visual aid only. Because of how Windows processes events, there may be
> a lag time and some icons may even be displayed incorrectly, particularly in
> the left folder window of the Explorer. If this bothers you, the icons can
> be disabled. To be certain that the correct files and statuses are
> displayed, TSVN recursively checks all folders & files for modifications
> before the commit dialog is displayed.
>
> In the future, you should direct TSVN-specific questions to the TSVN users
> list.
>
Received on Fri Feb 17 20:04:03 2006

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