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Re: TortoiseMerge 1.2.5 Build 4719 - Merge "From" Revision Selection Bug

From: Johan Appelgren <johan.appelgren_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-24 10:33:13 CEST

On 10/24/05, Huston, Robert @ AS <Robert.Huston@l-3com.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using TortoiseSVN/TortoiseMerge 1.2.5. I have been very happy with the
> product since I started using it in Feb 2005, but I have encountered an
> annoying issue when working with the Merge dialog box. Once I have the
> "From" URL set up, and I click the "Show Log" button to select my ranges,
> TortoiseSVN always enters a revision number that is "one less" than the
> beginning revision number in the "Revision" field. I always have to fix it
> manually. I did a search on your Issue Tracker but nothing jumped out (I
> searched for things related to "merge"). (This has been a problem since the
> TortoiseSVN 1.2.1 release, and I submitted an issue to the "dev" list at
> that time, but I have a feeling it didn't go through.)
> As an example of the problem, assume that a "my_branch" directory has been
> created and has the following history:
> 8 Removed tother
> 7 Added that
> 6 Fixed this
> 5 Created "my_branch" branch from rev 4 of trunk
> In this case, rev 5 was where the branch was copied from the trunk. Later,
> when this branch is to be merged into the trunk, the Merge dialog is invoked
> in a WC of the trunk, the "my_branch" directory is selected as the "From"
> URL, and the merge range is selected in the "Show Log" window from 5 to 8,
> the values for the "from" and "to" revisions end up being 4 and 8
> respectively, and not 5 and 8 as they should be. This happens consistently;
> the "from" revision always defaults to one less than what was selected from
> the "Show Log" window and I have to adjust it manually. In the TortoiseSVN
> 1.1.x release line, I was always able to select the "from" and "to"
> revisions from the "Show Log" window and this was very convenient. Is there
> a way to get this behavior back?
> I am using what was available in the
> "TortoiseSVN-" installer.

This behaviour is intended. Using google to find info about this
yielded among others this link:


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