I would love something like this as well. Giving the author the ability to
provide the files in a particular order can give the reviewer a much more
coherent reading of the change.
On Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 6:25:42 PM UTC-7, Griffin Myers wrote:
> Today I found myself reviewing a large changeset with several hundred
> files that spanned 15+ pages in RB. This is C++ code so I often needed to
> move between related .cpp and .h files from adjacent inc and src folders
> which were on different pages with RB's alphabetical(?) ordering of files.
> Furthermore, due to the sheer quantity of files I had my own approach to
> how I wanted to proceed through them which defies any sort of logical
> ordering. So as I moved from foo.cpp to bar.h, I basically would take an
> educated guess at the page containing the file, go to that page, search for
> the file name, and then move to neighboring pages until I got lucky.
> Does anyone have recommendations for a saner way to approach this issue in
> large multi-page changesets? How about a new feature for more quickly
> locating a file of interest within a review request? Perhaps a dropdown
> listing all file names, or a search/jump capability to go directly to a
> file name of interest? I could see this starting to get complicated when
> you have to consider duplicated file names and then having to bring
> potentially lengthy full path names into play.
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