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Re: [TSVN] TortoiseSVN Issue: Copy dialog's Specific Revision field is blank by default

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-09 17:20:52 CEST

Tobin Bergen-Hill wrote:
> Description:
>
> The Specific Revision field of the Copy (Branch/Tag) dialog is empty by
> default. This option is useful for branching from the current
> checkout's revision (even if it is not the latest revision); however,
> the user has to manually determine the item's current revision (e.g.
> right-click the item, choose Properties, look at the Subversion tab) and
> manually enter it in the field. This should fill in with the selected
> item's revision in the current checkout by default, thus saving the user
> these manual steps.

That revision you see in the properties dialog is the last committed
revision of that file or folder. It is *not* the revision your working
copy is on. To determine that revision, you have to check that revision
of every file and folder in your working copy - and that can really take
some time if you have a big working copy. (Also, that's what our
SubWCRev tool is for).

If you want to create a branch/tag from a specific revision, use the log
dialog and just select the revision you want - or use the repository
browser.

Stefan

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