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Re: [Subclipse-users] Don't understand the Configure branch/tag feature

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 13:40:45 -0400

On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 1:33 PM, Damien Cassou <damien.cassou_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to understand the "Configure branch/tag" feature. I have a
> project which looks like:
> /.../MyProject
> /trunk
> /branches
> /branch1
> The folders 'trunk' and 'branch1' are Eclipse projects. If I'm on the
> trunk and use the 'Configure branch/tag' feature, the property will
> only be available in the trunk directory. If I switch to the branch,
> the property is not there anymore. So I guess there will be problems.
> I would like the merging process eased. For example, if I work on a
> branch and want to merge with the trunk, I would like the revision
> numbers to be filled automatically. I thought the 'Configure b/t'
> feature was meant for this but can't find any hint in the
> documentation. Also, if I am on the trunk and want to merge a branch,
> all revision numbers must be chosen for me.

The feature is explained here:


It is mostly just for some UI niceness.

If you want merge to be easier upgrade your server to SVN 1.5.1 and
install the CollabNet Desktop, which includes a merge client built on


There are details on the Getting Started tab.

Mark Phippard
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Received on 2008-07-29 19:40:56 CEST

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