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Re: Feature: Revision graph allow merging

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-09-10 11:27:01 CEST

On 9/10/07, Matthias Hryniszak <matthias@hryniszak.de> wrote:

> For some people that come from ClearCase world it's natural to use the
> revision graph (called "version tree") to do the merging. It would be
> nice to have this option in Tortoise too.
>
> Here's a simple scenario:
>
> 1. Show fully expanded revision graph
> 2. Right-click on a revision at some branch
> 3. Select "Merge to..."
> 4. Cursor changes to something like drag cursor indicating that we are
> looking for a head revision on another branch
> 5. User selects a HEAD revision that's on another branch
> 6. Merge should start either automatically without the intermediate
> "Merge" dialog or if it's a must then it should be filled with the
> data selected in revision graph
>
> I know that there's a lot more that just one file to be merged but if
> we do the same on folders than it will start to make sense.
>
> Another way to improve merging would be to follow the simplicity of
> Subversion's 1.5 command-line client and allow the user to select a
> branch instead or going through the Merge dialog as it is in current
> form.

http://issues.tortoisesvn.net/index.php?do=details&task_id=385
might help here.

Stefan

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