[BZ#746616] Display complete paths in file/folder selection
Submitted by ale..@..ame
When you compare two directories, often you want compare two directories with the same last path name component - for example:
Meld shows only last path name component above the two side-by-side directory listings. Using the provided example directory paths, both side-by-side directory listings would have the same string displayed above them - 'same-dir-name'.
Meld provides functionality to manually, file by file, synchronize two directories, by alloving to copy files from one directory to another or delete files as necessary, and does superb job of indicating, by formatting file names using different colors and font attributes, which files are different/newer/older/not present.
But, given that there is no indication of the complete path to the directories that are being compared - both side-by-side directory listings have the same string ('same-file-name') above them, it is hard to figure out, after you started meld, from which side of the meld side-by-side dispaly you wanted to copy newer files to another side, and on which side you wanted to delete old files.
It would be nice if meld would display full directory paths instead of just the last path component.
Or, at least, if there was a way to find out, for example, by right-clicking the displayed last path component, and choosing something like 'Directory Properties' in the context menu, the complete path of the directory displayed in this side of the meld display.