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Re: Feature Request - Copy Versioned Files

From: Tobias Schäfer <tobiasschaefer_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2007-07-16 18:34:22 CEST

On Sunday 15 July 2007 05:03, Dave Miller wrote:
> I am developing an application that is sold in many custom configurations
> with 500 MB of non-versioned supporting files (images, a database, config
> files, etc.) When I fix a bug, I'd like to test it in several
> configurations. I can commit the fix and then update the other working
> copies of other configurations, but this commit is premature since I
> haven't really tested it fully yet.
> Would it be possible to have a feature that enabled one to move the
> source from one working copy to another? Like a copy/paste versioned
> files? I realize this runs counter to version control in general because
> I might be pasting over modified code. But I'd be willing to risk it!

Two alternatives:
a) Use "Create Patch..." and "Apply Patch..." if you're working with
textfiles. See
b) Work on a branch and merge your changes to /trunk when you have tested
all your configurations.


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