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RE: [TSVN] Bug report: compare revisions in repository browser

From: Charles Doucette <cdoucette_at_cornerstonetech.com>
Date: 2005-07-26 17:31:40 CEST

I'm also having problems (bugs?) with this new feature in version 1.2.1.

I am trying to see what changes were made on a branch as I merge it onto
the trunk.

I didn't check out the branch - because I don't want to build it or
change it,
just merge it. Therefore, I was using the repository browser to find the
and then start the log viewer.

I right clicked on the file in question, CFDesign.aspx, in the
repository browser
and chose show log. I selected two revisions - the initial revision and
the first
changed revision. Instead of just showing the diff as I expected,
I saw the new Changed files dialog.

What is this new changed files dialog? Where is it documented?
I can already see what files have changed in the log dialog; so, what's
the point?

The changed file dialog listed this one file, and the path is incorrect:

I still wasn't sure how to show the differences between the two
I tried right clicking and double clicking and each attempt to show
the differences failed.

I backed out to version 1.2.0 of TortoiseSVN and tried the same thing.
Then, it just shows "CFDesign.aspx" - which may be correct
(it's not obviously incorrect).

When I logged onto a machine where the branch was checked out,
and used show log directly, then comparing two revisions in the log
dialog worked fine.


p.s. I'd like to make a suggestion for the show log dialog.
        Perhaps the filter should initially show the repository path
        of what you clicked on when you selected show log.

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Received on Tue Jul 26 17:32:48 2005

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