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Re: vendor tracking from external repository possible?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2008 09:11:05 +0200

Roland Schwarz wrote:
>
> Stefan Küng wrote:
>> Roland Schwarz wrote:
>>> I discovered that it is possible to merge from
>>> an unrelated url into my working copy.
>>> ...
>>> I have been told this is not possible with cmd-line
>>> svn. Is this an extension in the tortoise client (1.5) ?
>> No, you can also do the same with the command line client.
>>
>
> Thank you for this information.
>
> I have an additional question:
>
> I created a local repository with "create-here".
> Later I removed this experimental repository, all
> working copies refering to it and recreated it.
>
> I happend to see old log messages in the new created
> repository. Is this a bug in Tortoise's client?
> (Don't know if locality rellay matters.)

That depends on your definition of "bug".
This is the log cache in action. The cache still has the information
(logs) cached from your old repository. If the URL is the same, then the
cache assumes that it's the same repository.

> Is there a work-around, i.e. can I somehow remove
> these entries? I guess this kind of a caching mechansim.
>
> I alread tried to remove the history entries from
> registry, but had no success.
>
> Ah, yes this id version 1.5.0 Build 12592 32Bit

Settings dialog->Log Caching
You'll see a list of cached repositories. Select the one you created
again, then click on "Delete".

Stefan

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