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Re: [TSVN] TortoiseSVN looses comments when commit fails.

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-04 21:19:05 CEST

Joshua Garvin wrote:
> Btw, please respond directly to my address, as I'm not subscribed to this
> mailling list.
> So I realize this isn't exactly a bug, but a rather an annoying process in
> SVN. When I go to commit my changes, I sometimes type in a rather large
> comment on what I've changed. When an error occurrs (specifically, an
> unrelated file was out of date), it does not give me the opportunity to retry
> my commit after I've fixed the problem. Instead, I am am forced to LOSE my 1-
> 2 paragraphs worth of commments. Thus, now I write all my comments in notepad
> first...and then paste them into TortoiseSVN to avoid loosing data.

1. Open the commit dialog
2. Enter a log message. If you want, write a whole book.
3. Commit
4. Commit fails
5. Correct what was wrong with the commit
6. Open the commit dialog again

Now comes the really hard part: you actually have to look at the commit

7. Click on the combobox between the edit box where you entered the log
message before and the file list at the bottom.
8. See and be astonished!


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