The svn code browser for Allura does not seem to have any of the nice features of the previous svn browser we had before we moved to Allura.
I don't know if I just don't know how to use it, if it is not working correctly, or that's just the way it is.
With the old browser you could browse in the tree to any single file and when you clicked on it you saw all the commits for that file. You could click on any commit and you had options to diff that commit with the previous. In addition there was an option to donwload a tarball of an entire subdirectory.
I can not seem to do any of that with the current browser. Is it not working as planned, or is there some thing I'm not doing correctly.
The other thing I don't understand is: I was trying to give a user the URL to go to, to download just some specific files. Go to say this URL:
But, that has the 8401 commit number in it. What happens if 2 commits are made before the user goes to the URL?
Also, back to my original description, in that subdirectory are about 11 files. The user wants to get just those files without have to install a svn client. In the old browser, even if he couldn't use a tarball, it was easy to just download the 11 files individually. But now, if you click on say orange.bmp, you get the bitmap displayed in the browser.
It has nothing to indicate that you can download it. I see now that if I right click on the image, I get a menu option to save the image. This was not very intuitive for me. But, for people not used to Windows, they simply can not figure this out. In the old browser, how to download a file was very easy to figure out.
I guess my point here is that I thought the Allura interface would be better than the old interface. But, at least for the svn code browser, it seems several steps backwards. So, I don't know if there is something else we need to do to set things up correctly, if I just can't figure out how to use the tool correctly, or what.